Daniel (Danny) Mull is the new Director of Bands at Christian Academy of Knoxville, joining the faculty in July of 2016. Mull is a native of Hayesville, North Carolina and is a graduate of Western Carolina University. While attending the School of Music, the College of Fine and Performing Arts, and the College of Education and Allied Professions at WCU, Mull received his Bachelors of Music and Bachelors of Science in Education, magna cum laude, with a concentration in instrumental music. During his time at WCU, Mull participated in a number of musical ensembles including the Pride of the Mountains Marching Band, Wind Ensemble, Symphony Band, Tuba/Euphonium Ensemble, Concert Choir, Men's Chorus, and Shades of Purple Barbershop Quartet.
Mull is also a graduate of the North Carolina Teaching Fellows Program and was selected in 2013 to be part of the Inaugural Marian Drane Graham Scholars Program. His professional affiliations include Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity of America, the National Association for Music Education, the East Tennessee School Band and Orchestra Association, and the Tennessee Music Education Association.