Welcome New Associate Director of Bands, South Middle School

Mrs. Molly Batchelor

Associate Director of Bands, South Middle School

Molly Batchelor grew up in Collinsville, IL and studied music education at Missouri State University, where she earned a degree in Music Education with a performance diploma distinction in 2014 under Dr. Jill Heyboer. During her time at MSU, Molly performed in several ensembles, including the MSU Wind Ensemble, Symphony Orchestra, the Pride Marching Band as a Drum Major, Bear Mania Basketball Band, Flute Choir, Brass n’ Sass, and Flute Quartet. Molly is currently continuing her education toward a Master’s degree of Music Education at MSU. Since graduating, Molly has maintained a prolific flute studio in the Springfield area.

Molly served as an Assistant Band Director and woodwind specialist for Willard Public Schools for the past 5 years and is so excited join the team at Grain Valley Public Schools!