Andy Edwards - PRHS Director of Bands


Andrew_Edwards@gwinnett.k12.ga.us​


Mr. Edwards is in his sixth year of teaching band. This is his third year at Peachtree Ridge High School however, as he spent three previous years at Seneca High School in Seneca, SC. He was born and raised in the mountains of Western North Carolina. He was a 2004 graduate of James F. Byrnes High School in Duncan, SC. Mr. Edwards graduated from Furman University in 2008 with a Bachelors of Music Education. His primary instrument is the saxophone and he has a passion for guitar. Mr. Edwards has also worked as a marching band drill designer for Marching Show Concepts, where he conceived and created shows for several area high schools. Mr. Edwards is a member of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, Pi Kappa Lambda Music Honor Society and National Association for Music Education (NAfME). For leisure, Mr. Edwards enjoys golfing, wakeboarding, and video games. He lives with his wife Kinsey Edwards and dog, Molly- the two best girls in the world.