NFHS Choral Staff
Mr. Gene Seese
Director of Choral Activities
AP Music Theory/Literary Coordinator
Chair, Fine Arts Department
Phone: (770) 781-6637 x160193
Mr. Seese is in his tenth year as director of the NFHS Choirs and his 22nd year as a music educator. Mr. Seese has directed middle & high school choral programs in Colorado, New Mexico, Florida and Georgia. Choirs under his direction have consistently received Superior ratings at local, regional and national competitions. The NFHS Chamber Singers had the privilege of performing at the Georgia Music Educator’s Association In Service Conference in Savannah, GA, January 2015. In addition to his duties as NFHS Choral Director, Mr. Seese is the Director of Music for Grace Presbyterian Church in Dawsonville, Choral Chair for GMEA District 9 and is pursuing his Masters of Music Education/Conducting at Colorado State University. He has had the privilege of directing the Forsyth County MS Mixed Honor Choir in February 2010, the Senior Men’s Chorus for the District 9 Honor Chorus in November 2011 and the 9/10 Mixed Honor Choir for District 13 in October 2015.
(770) 781-6637 x160191
We are excited to welcome back Mrs. Barbara Macko to the Raider Chorus! Mrs. Macko has over 40 years of experience teaching choir and drama and an extensive resume of directing successful & high achieving choral and drama programs all around the country and is an active singer, accompanist and actress. In addition to her love of music & drama, she and her husband are HUGE Disney fanatics! We are blessed to welcome Mrs. Macko back for another great year!
We are thrilled to have Mrs. Bailey returning for her 8th year as the Raider Chorus accompanist. Mrs. Bailey is well known throughout Forsyth County and the North Metro area as an excellent & sought after pianist & organist. She has accompanied for several area schools and is the former director at Silver City. Mrs. Bailey accompanies several area choirs and has accompanied the Forsyth County MS Honor Choirs. She is also active as a local private piano instructor. Mrs. Bailey brings over 30 years of experience to our program and we are excited to welcome her back for another amazing year!