Degrees and Certifications:
B. Mus. - University of Idaho Graduate Education from BSU M. Ed. - University of Idaho
Greg Felton has been teaching music since 1984. He has been with the West Ada School District for 23 years. He is currently in his fifth year teaching music at Pepper Ridge Elementary. Prior to teaching at Pepper Ridge, Mr. Felton taught orchestra and general music at Joplin Elementary. He was Director of Bands at Meridian High School from 2003-2013. He completed his undergraduate work at the University of Idaho and at the University of Wisconsin – Madison. He received his bachelor’s degree in 1984 from the University of Idaho, continued with graduate work at Boise State University, and received his master’s degree from the University of Idaho. Mr. Felton studied brass and conducting with Robert Spevacek and Gary Green. He studied theory, composition, and arranging with William Billingsley, Daniel Bukvich and Bruce Benward. He has performed with a number of performing groups, including the Treasure Valley Concert Band, The Washington Idaho Symphony, The University of Idaho Wind Ensemble, Symphony Orchestra and Jazz Ensemble, The Washington State University Symphony, The Clark College Symphony, The Lewis-Clark State College Jazz Ensemble, He also spent two years performing with the Madison Scouts Drum and Bugle Corp in Madison, WI , as well as an additional 5 years with the Renaissance Drum and Bugle Corp and the Percussion-naut Patriots Drum and Bugle Corp.
Prior to his employment in the Meridian School District, Mr. Felton worked for the Vancouver School District in Vancouver, WA where he was on the faculty of the Vancouver School of Arts and Academics, Hudson’s Bay High School, and City University. While in Vancouver he was the conductor of the Vancouver Youth Symphony. Mr. Felton has served as an adjudicator at events in Washington, Oregon and Idaho. Mr. Felton has served in numerous professional and honor organizations including the Music Educators National Conference, the Washington Music Educators Association, the Idaho Music Educators Association, The Jazz Educators Network, and Pi Kappa Lamba. Mr. Felton Currently serves on the board of directors for the West Ada Education Association, the board of directors for the Center for Teaching & Learning and on the Board of Directors for the Idaho Education Association.