KMEA Hall of Fame
Lyle Dilley
Inducted in 1990
Lyle Dilley, professor of music at Fort Hays State University, completed high school at Wichita North and his college education at Wichita State University with a bachelor's degree in 1948 and a master's degree in music education in 1957. He taught vocal and instrumental music at Belle Plaine and Wellington before becoming director of bands and low brass instructor at Fort Hays State College in 1961. He has served the KMEA as president, and has been active in MENC, NBA, and KBA.