Derrick Summerville is an Illinois native that has a passion for music, educating, and equipping others with over 10 years of classroom instruction and 25 years of leadership experience. Derrick currently serves as the Minister of Music at the Berean Christian Church Gwinnett (ministry that serves over 3,000) and the Music Instructor for grades k-8 at the Berean Christian Academy. He enjoys intriguing conversation with others. He loves to hear others perspectives and learning about those that he interacts. Derrick is the proud parent of one son, Darius (Jazmine), and the proud grandparent of two amazing grandchildren, Amiyah and Sebastian.
Hi, Derrick, appreciate your passion for music and education and look forward to learning with you in this course.
Hi Derrick, we are both fellow Illinois natives. Although, I cannot teach music, I have a deep appreciation for it.