Degrees and Certifications:

Mr. David Byrd

Mr. Byrd is an Oakland native and an alumni of Skyline HS. He graduated from UC Berkeley and St. Mary's College.
He has taught music in the district at the HS level since 2006, was director of the Music Program at Oakland Tech, before coming to Oakland High in 2013 to the present day.
Mr. Byrd is an accomplished guitar player and is connected with a number of music education programs in Oakland. He also performs regularly with many local bands and musical groups.