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Mr. Anthony Morris
Anthony Morris is the Director of Music at Wildwood Middle High School (Wildwood, Florida) where he is responsible for the instruction and administration of the middle & high school concert bands, marching band, music theory, and choir program.
Mr. Morris received a Bachelor of Music in Music Education with a dual concentration in Instrumental and Choral education with Cum Laude distinction. At KSU, he actively performed as a member of the KSU Marching Owls, Concert Band, Men’s Ensemble, and Chamber Singers, which included performing at the GMEA In-Service Conference in 2018 and the ACDA Southern Division Conference in 2020. As a well-versed musician, Mr. Morris is particularly passionate about conducting. He has studied under the guidance of Dr. Leslie J. Blackwell and Dr. David T. Kehler. Mr. Morris is also the co-creator of Relative Pitch Podcast and will be presenting “Pushing for Change From the Inside: Bringing Equity to Middle and High School Bands” at the 2022 GMEA In-Service Conference.
In addition to performing and teaching, Mr. Morris was incredibly active throughout the School of Music. He and a fellow student co-founded the Kennesaw State University School of Music Student Advisory Council, where he served as co-president. Mr. Morris has held many different leadership roles, including treasurer for the KSU’s Collegiate National Association for Music Educators, KSU’s American Choral Directors Association, and music director for the Nu Theta chapter of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia. Professional affiliations include NAFME, ACDA, Collegiate Band Directors National Association, Professional Association of Georgia Educators, Georgia Music Educator Association, Florida Music Educator Association, Florida Bandmasters Association, and Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia.