Orchestra Directors

Director

Angela Playing violin

Mrs. Angela Baddock graduated from the University of Georgia with a Master’s degree in Music Education. While at UGA she studied violin under Dr. Michael Heald and performed with the UGA Symphony Orchestra. Mrs. Baddock also holds a Bachelor’s degree from Clayton State University where she studied under Judith Cox, a member of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra.

Mrs. Baddock taught middle and high school orchestra at Heritage Christian School before beginning her graduate degree, and this year is Mrs. Baddock’s ninth year with the Harrison Orchestra.

A freelance violinist, Mrs. Baddock performs with the Georgia Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Timothy Verville. She previously was a member of the Southern Crescent Symphony Orchestra under Dr. Richard Bell’s direction as well as a founding member of the Interlude String Ensemble.

Mrs. Baddock and her husband, Shaun, live in Marietta, Georgia with their children, Keegan, Corban, and Cali, and their English bulldog, Bliksem.

Assistant Director

Shaun Evans

Mr. Evans joined the Harrison orchestra faculty in 2016. He graduated from Georgia State University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Music Performance and a Teaching Certification in Music Education. While at GSU he studied saxophone with Dr. Jan Baker and conducting with Dr. Robert Ambrose. He was a member of the Symphonic Wind Ensemble, the University Band, the Marching Band, the Saxophone Ensemble, and the Broad Street Saxophone Quartet.

During his time at Georgia State Mr. Evans played saxophone in the inaugural season of the marching band, and assisted in leading the group the following three years as a drum major. He helped to establish the Nu Alpha chapter of Kappa Kappa Psi at Georgia State as a Vice-President of Membership. He student taught at Harrison High School in Cobb County with Mr. Josh Ray and Mr. Jonathan Grogan.

Shaun is an active private lesson instructor in the Atlanta area. He is a member of professional organizations that include: GMEA, NAFME, and NASA.