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Music Department

Music Office Staff

Chris FerrellSupervisor of Instrumental Music – Chris Ferrell
F: 770-429-5839

Christopher Ferrell served as an instrumental music educator in the public schools of Texas and Georgia for 19 years prior to being appointed as Supervisor of Instrumental Music for the Cobb County School District. He serves as an artist, clinician, evaluator, and conductor throughout the United States. Mr. Ferrell received his Bachelor of Music from Miami University, his Master of Education in Music Education from Auburn University, and is currently completing his Doctor of Philosophy of Music Education at Auburn University. Mr. Ferrell holds memberships in the National Association for Music Education, the Georgia Music Educators Association, the National Band Association, the College Band Directors National Association, and Phi Beta Mu International Bandmasters Fraternity.

Melissa ArasiSupervisor of the Performing Arts: General/Choral Music, Theatre, & Dance – Melissa Arasi
F: 770-429-5839

Dr. Arasi was a high school choral music for fourteen years prior to her current position.; She frequently serves a a clinician, guest conductor, and adjudicator throughout the Southeast. Dr. Arasi is the conductor of the Atlanta Women's Chorus. She received her BME from Shorter College, her MME from Georgia State University, her Leadership Certification from the State University of West Georgia, and a Ph.D. in Music Education at Georgia State University. Dr. Arasi is a member of MENC, GMEA, and ACDA. She also serves on the education boards of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Spivey Hall, the Atlanta Opera, and the Cobb Energy Centre for Performing Arts.

Fine Arts Office Assistant – Stacy Levy
P: 770-426-3404
F: 770-429-5839