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    Mr. Breshears
     
    Derek Breshears
    Instrumental Music
    Southern Alamance Middle School
    Grade 6,7 & 8
    Email: derek_breshears@abss.k12.nc.us
    Mr. Breshears was born and raised in Southern California.  He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Music from the University of Southern California in 1987, and worked as a freelance musician throughout the United States, Taiwan and Japan.  Some of the highlights of his career include stints with the Los Angeles Lakers Band, 1984 Los Angeles Olympics All-American Band, Presidential Inauguration for Ronald Reagan in 1985, Statue of Liberty All-American Band, and countless productions in Los Angeles, and throughout the United States.  He moved to North Carolina in 1999, and earned his Master of Arts in Teaching Music degree from UNC Chapel Hill in 2002.  He began teaching instrumental music at Southern Alamance Middle School that same year.