Murrieta Valley High School has announced that Randy Dulaney has been named the school’s new band director. Dulaney has been the band director at Vail Ranch Middle School since 2011 and the Assistant Marching Band Director at Great Oak High School. He has also worked with several high school band programs including Vista Murrieta High School, El Camino High School, and Temescal Canyon High School.
Dulaney has studied both the trumpet and piano. He began his musical career performing in marching bands, wind ensembles and jazz bands in high school and college. He is a published composer who has written original marching band shows for the Bands of America Grand Nationals semi-finalist Vista Murrieta Golden Alliance. He holds a Bachelors of Music degree from Southern Utah State University with an emphasis on instrumental performance and instruction.
Dulaney has also been a guest conductor for concerts and festivals with the Southern Utah University Wind Symphony, the American Fork High School Wind Symphony, Symphonic Band, Concert Band and Jazz Band, Cedar High School Wind Ensemble and the Vista Murrieta High School Wind Ensemble.
Murrieta Valley Principal Eric Mooney said, “We are very excited to welcome Randy Dulaney to Murrieta Valley High School and we look forward to our students in the band program growing under his leadership and guidance.”
Dulaney said he is thrilled to join the Nighthawk family. “I am honored to be the next band director at Murrieta Valley High School! I look forward to this amazing journey that we are about to go on and I couldn’t be happier to share it with the wonderful musicians and performers at this fantastic school.”