Dion Muldrow is entering his second year as Director of Bands at Apalachee High School and entering seventeenth year of teaching. Muldrow began his teaching career right here at Apalachee High School in Winder, Georgia in 2001. Following his time at Apalachee, Mr. Muldrow served as Director of Bands at Shiloh High School. Prior to joining the faculty at Apalachee, Muldrow spent nine years as Director of Bands at Cedar Shoals High School in Athens, GA. Bands under Mr. Muldrow’s direction have performed at the Nokia Sugar Bowl, marched through Islands of Adventure at Universal Studios, Universal Studios Theme Park and the 2010 National Fourth of July Parade in Washington, DC. Most recently his bands performed in the nationally televised McDonald’s Thanksgiving Day Parade and the Kennesaw State University Invitational in Kennesaw, GA.
A native of Sumter, South Carolina, Mr. Muldrow graduated with honors from Sumter High School in 1995 and received his Bachelor of Music in Music Education from the University of Georgia in 2001. Prior to receiving his bachelor’s degree, Mr. Muldrow served on the staff of Carolina Crown Drum and Bugle Corps in 2000 as a music rehearsal technician.
Muldrow’s professional affiliations include Phi Beta Mu, the Georgia Music Educators Association, the Music Educators National Conference, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, Kappa Kappa Psi Band Service Fraternity and the Professional Association of Georgia Educators. Mr. Muldrow’s personal honors include selection for Who’s Who Among American Teachers on three occasions and selection for Who’s Who in America. Mr. Muldrow is an active adjudicator in the state of Georgia and resides in Athens with his wife, Rachel, daughters, Raegan and Daphne, and son Berlioz.