Mr. Dylan Fornshell
Director of Choirs
Missouri native Dylan Fornshell is the associate director of choirs at Ross S. Sterling High School in Baytown, Texas. He was previously the director of choirs in for a high school in southern Indiana. Prior to teaching in Indiana, he was a graduate teaching assistant at Missouri State University where he served as the associate conductor for the Women’s Chorus and taught undergraduate choral conducting.
Mr. Fornshell holds a Bachelor of Music Education and a Master of Music in Choral Conducting from Missouri State University, where he studied with Drs. Guy B. Webb and Cameron F. LaBarr.
As a singer, Mr. Fornshell has toured to Europe and Africa, as well as throughout the United States with the Missouri State University Chorale. Mr. Fornshell served as the Chorale’s associate conductor during the 2016-2017 academic year which was highlighted with a performance at the 58th Presidential Inauguration.
As an educator, Mr. Fornshell has published four articles with the Missouri State Music Magazine. Mr. Fornshell served as State President for the Missouri National Association for Music Education - Collegiate as well as an advisory member of the Board of Directors for the Missouri Music Education Association.