Mr. Derrick Kittle is the band director among an outstanding team of music educators in the Champion Local School District. He earned his Masters and Bachelors degrees in Music Education from Youngstown State University. 

    Beginning his twentieth year in music education, Derrick has shared music with students in Kindergarten through twelfth grade in a variety of settings including: elementary general music, elementary through high school choir, high school music theory, high school music technology, and instrumental(band) music for grades five through twelve.

    In addition to school performances throughout the year locally and regionally, Derrick has organized and directed student travel to New York City, Washington, D.C., Williamsburg and Norfolk, Virginia, Nashville, Tennessee, Chicago, Illinois, and performances at the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida.

    Derrick is a proud Champion resident and is humbled to continue the great legacy of musical excellence in the Champion Local Schools. 


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