Dusty Molyneaux is the Music and Art Supervisor for the Great Falls Public Schools. In this position, he oversees 40 teachers that reach out and deliver art and music instruction to more than 10,000 students in 20 buildings in the Great Falls school system. Before taking on this position, he was the band director at Great Falls High School and the Shepherd Public Schools. The GFHS Symphonic Band was invited to perform at the NW-NAfME festival twice during his time there. He is a past-president of the Montana Music Educators Association and Montana Bandmasters Association, and is an active trumpet player in the region. In January of 2014 he was awarded the National Federation of High Schools Outstanding Montana Music Educator of the Year by the Montana High School Association. He is also a member of the MHSA Music Committee.

Dusty earned degrees from the University of Montana (BME) and VanderCook College of Music (MME), and holds a K–12 principal endorsement from the University of Montana.

Dusty serves the community as a member of the Great Falls Symphony Board of Directors, the Paris Gibson Square Board of Directors, the Mansfield Performing Arts Foundation Board, the Great Falls Optimist Club, and Our Savior’s Lutheran Church. He is married to Holly, a fellow music educator in the Great Falls system, who gets to be the boss after 5 pm. They have one daughter, Sofia, who is pretty much the boss all the time.

Job Position

Music and Art Supervisor

Organization

Great Falls Public Schools (MT)

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