Mrs. Vanessa Edwards, Choral Director
Vanessa Edwards, a Texas native, has served as choral director at AMMS since 2014. At AMMS, she directs a program of 225 students in chorus, and serves as music director and publicity manager for the after-school Musical Theatre Production. Mrs. Edwards attended McNeese State University, earning a Bachelors of Music Education, and two levels of Kodaly certification. Mrs. Edwards has taught in Fulton County for 13 years. As a performer, she cantors frequently at St. Jude Catholic Church in Sandy Springs and sings with the Michael O'Neal Summer Singers Choral Group.
Vanessa Edwards has sponsored students in District V Honor Chorus, Children's Community Chorus Festival in conjunction with Atlanta Young Singers, Georgia All State Chorus, Georgia 6th Grade Statewide Honor Chorus, GA ACDA Summer Honor Chorus, ACDA National Junior High Honor Chorus, ACDA Southern Division Honor Chorus and Junior Theatre Festival ATL. Mrs. Edwards has served as clinician host/organizer for District V Honor Chorus and Fulton County Elementary Choral Clinic. She has also served in a leadership capacity on the Autrey Mill School Governance Council from 2015-2018 and as GMEA District V Secretary 2016-2018.