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 and the Guitar Foundation of America. Mr. Kennedy serves as the Guitar Chair for the Georgia Music Educators Association.
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. Mr. Kennedy has served as the Fine Arts Department Chair since 2013. He is currently pursuing an Educational Specialist degree in Educational Leadership at Georgia State University.