Tom Muller is currently in his twenty-fourth year of teaching, and is the Associate Director of Bands at David Douglas High School. Beginning in 2014, Mr. Muller was named the Music Supervisor for the David Douglas School District. He graduated from the University of Oregon in 1994. Mr. Muller has served as the President of the Oregon Band Directors Association, and has been a member of the Oregon Music Education Association Board of Control at various times since 1998. Mr. Muller is a Past President of the Oregon Music Education Association whose term ended in July of 2018. He is also the current Chair of the OSAA State Solo Championship. He is a past Middle School Honor Band Chair, as well as a Past Second Vice-President for OMEA. Mr. Muller was the 2005 and 2012 Conference Chair, where he planned the statewide Conventions for the Oregon Music Education Association. Mr. Muller served as the Jazz Chair for the 2011 All-Northwest Jazz ensemble and helped to organize the NAfME Northwest Division Conference. His positions in OMEA has allowed him to lobby Oregon Senators and Representatives in Washington, D.C., for more support of music education. He also served on the NAfME Northwest Board of Control during his Presidential terms at OMEA. In 2015, he was inducted into Phi Beta Mu, an international association for band directors. In 1996, Mr. Muller was the recipient of the Sallie Mae First Class Teacher Award for Excellence in First-Year Teaching, and has been honored by Alpha Delta Kappa for his service to education. Mr. Muller is also the recipient of the 2012-2013 Portland Youth Philharmonic Marie V. Dodge Award as an Outstanding School Music Teacher. Most recently, Mr. Muller accepted a position on the Young Musicians and Artists Board of Control, where he helps coordinate the direction of the organization, assists in fundraising campaigns, and develops strategies to improve the opportunities for students at the annual summer camps.

Job Position

Music Supervisor/Associate Director of Bands (retired)


David Douglas School District, Portland, OR

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