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Brion Kennedy - Fine Arts Department Chair / Guitar Instructor 

Earning his Bachelor’s Degree in Music from the University of Georgia, Mr. Kennedy studied under the guidance of renowned guitar educator John Sutherland. During his time at UGA, Mr. Kennedy also studied music composition under the tutelage of Dr. Adrian Childs.  Mr. Kennedy is currently an owner of the Athens School of Music, where he previously taught, and Vogel Audio, a commercial music production and sound design company. In addition to performing with the Atlanta Guitar Guild (AGG), Mr. Kennedy also serves on the Education and Outreach board for the AGG.  Mr. Kennedy is a member of the National Association for Music Educators (NAfME) and the Guitar Foundation of America (GFA).

Mr. Kennedy began teaching at St. Pius X in the fall of 2010.  In May of 2013, Mr. Kennedy received his Master's Degree in Secondary Education.  In addition to directing the guitar studies, Mr. Kennedy also teaches AP Music Theory.  Mr. Kennedy began serving as the Fine Arts Department Chair during the 2013-2014 academic year.