Kevin Schuessler, Director of Bands

Kevin Schuessler is the current Director of Bands and Music Department Head at Center Grove High School, Greenwood, Indiana. Prior to being named the Director of Bands in 2001, Kevin was, for seven years, Associate Director of Bands where his responsibilities focused around directing the Symphonic Band, Program and Staff Coordinator of the Marching Band and Jazz Program. His current responsibilities include directing the Wind Ensemble, Marching Band, and Jazz Program while assisting the Wind Symphony, Symphonic Woodwinds and Symphonic Brass.

He holds a Masters of Music degree in Applied Horn from the University of Louisville, and a Bachelor of Science in Music Education from Indiana State University. He was formerly the Department Chair and Director of Bands at Lowell H.S. (IN) and Pendleton Heights H.S. (IN), and was Assistant Band Director at Herscher H.S. (IL).

Fourteen years of drum corps experience have included Star of Indiana, visual instructor (89-93); Northern Aurora (MI), program coordinator and brass caption head (86-88); and Phantom Regiment (IL), visual and French horn instructor (82-85) and marching member (80-81).