Mike Sessoms

Mike Sessoms

is currently in his 30th year of teaching and in his 28th as director of bands at Awtrey Middle School in Kennesaw, Ga. He began his teaching career in 1987 as the assistant director of bands at Newnan high school in Newnan, Ga. Mike received his bachelor's degree in Music Education from Jacksonville State University, in Jacksonville, Al. and holds a master's degree in School Leadership and Administration from Kennesaw State University in Kennesaw, Ga. Mike was a Spirit of Atlanta member from 1982-1986. He played saprano and mellophone and was mellophone section leader and soloist in 1985 and 1986. Mike was a member of the brass staff from 1987-1990. In 1991 he served as brass caption head for Spirit of Atlanta.