Steven Floyd

Inducted — 2014

Steven Floyd

Steven Floyd earned his BA Ed degree in 1972 at Central Washington University. In 1997, after teaching for twenty-five years he went on to earn his MA Ed degree from Lesley University in Cambridge Massachusetts.

Steve's teaching carreer began at the Oroville School District in Oroville, Washington. There he taught all the music classes in grades 5 through 12. After 8 years in Oroville he relocated to Idaho, settling in Burley where he became the band director at Burley High School in the Cassia County School District. For the next 32 years he taught the high school concert and jazz bands, 6th grade band, technical theatre, and computer classes. In 1999 be became the director of the King Performing Arts Center, a position he still occupies today.

While at Burley High School, Steve has been very active in the arts community. Along with his duties as the director of the performing arts center, he has also performed the lead part in several musicals, directed the orchestra for other shows, operated the lights for hundreds of shows, conducted the Magic Valley Philharmonic Orchestra and been a guest clinician. His bands consistently received high honors for their performances. They were selected to be the Presidential Band for President Ronald Reagan's visit to Idaho and were selected to represent Idaho at the 200th Anniversary of the Constitution in Philadelphia.

Steve has been an active member of IMEA. He has served as the president of District IV twice and has been the Chairman for the District IV High School Large Group Music Festival for many years. In 2004 he was an assistant director for the Idaho All-Star Marching Band's performance in the Pasadena Rose Festival Parade.

Steve and his wife Lawana have three sons. They were all involved in his bands while growing up and have continued performing into college.