Orchestra Director

Koji Mori

Koji Mori serves as the Director of Orchestras at Harrison High School in Kennesaw, Georgia. Mr. Mori holds a Bachelor of Music in Music Education degree from Columbus State University, a Masters in Music Education degree from the University of Georgia, and an Education Specialist degree with a concentration in Curriculum and Instruction from Berry College. In addition, Mr. Mori serves as an adjudicator for GMEA Large Group Performance Evaluations. 

Under Mr. Mori’s direction, the Harrison Orchestras have received superior ratings annually from the GMEA Large Group Performance Evaluations. Students from the Harrison Orchestra have been members of the GMEA District 12 Honor Orchestra, the GMEA All-State Orchestras, the Georgia Youth Symphony Orchestras, the Metropolitan Youth Symphony Orchestra, the Georgia Governor’s Honors Program, and the Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra. Mr. Mori was invited to Okayama, Japan in 2016 as a guest conductor for the city’s annual “Music Party!” Music Festival. He served as a conductor for the Phantom Regiment Drum & Bugle Corps in 2009 & 2008 (World Champion).

During the summers, Mr. Mori is on staff with the Music for All Summer Symposium and remains active as a leadership clinician throughout the country. His professional affiliations include: American String Teachers Association, Georgia Music Educators Association, and the National Association for Music Education. Mr. Mori lives in Kennesaw with his lovely wife Brittany and their sweet children Kairi and Kyler.

Contact: Koji.Mori@cobbk12.org