Phone: 704.260.6490 ext.
Degrees and Certifications:
B.M.E UNC Charlotte M.M.E Anderson University
Mr. Derek Smith
Mr. Smith has been teaching music at all levels for the last 8 years. He is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and is currently pursuing a Masters in Music Education at Anderson University. Mr. Smith has been recognized as Veterans of Foregin Wars Teacher of the Year Award and the 2020 Stanly County Arts Educator of the Year Award. This is Mr. Smith's second year with the Bands of Hickory Ridge and he is excited to be a part of the "Band Fam".
Check out the schedule for the 2021-2022 school year!