Derek Fields

Battery Instructor

Derek Fields received a Bachelors of Music Education Degree with an emphasis in Percussion under Dr. Thomas Fraschillo and Dr. John Wooton at The University of Southern Mississippi between 2005-2010.

Derek was a performing member of the Madison Scouts (Snare: 05’-06’), and The Cadets (Snare: 07’-08’). After his performing opportunities, Derek was able to teach as a percussion technician with World Class percussion programs all across the Drum Corps and WGI community, as well as high school bands across the country:
Troopers Perc. Staff: 09’-12’
Madison Scouts Perc. Staff: 13’-14’
The Cadets Perc. Staff: 15’-16’
iNov8 Winter Percussion: Program Consultant-17’-18’
Boston Crusaders 18’

Derek is currently the Director of Bands at Fort Walton Beach High School in Fort Walton Beach, FL.