Teaching Artist, Trumpet
Office Location: FAC 423
A native of Norwalk, Iowa, Ryan McNulty holds a Bachelor of Music Education from Drake University and a Master of Music in musicology from the University of Illinois. McNulty is an active performing trumpet player in the Des Moines area as a member of the brass band Grand Ave Ruckus, and has played with many groups including the Des Moines Big Band and Metro Brass Quintet. In addition to his position at Drake University, he is an elementary band director for Des Moines Public Schools and also keeps a small private trumpet studio. McNulty is a member of the Iowa Bandmasters Association, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, and Pi Kappa Lambda.