mt. pleasant here we ARE!
1118 Park West Blvd., Suite 2 between Carmen y Juan's & Pro Nails.
Hi! I'm Derek Street.
Our newest location inside Park West is open for lessons, classes, summer camps, and recording! It is an amazing space where musicians of all skill levels can come together to learn, perform, and jam with each other. Anyone can learn to sing or play an instrument. Let us show you how.
We are located at 1118 Park West Blvd., Suite 2 between Carmen y Juan's & Pro Nails. We're on the opposite side of the main entrance as the Publix shopping center. For more information, please contact me at or 843.779.BTMA (2862).
More about derek, academy director
Derek Street is a native of Charlotte, North Carolina and has always loved music. He started playing and taking piano lessons at the age of 5. He also fell in love with singing, as he would sing along with his mother during the car rides to piano lessons.
Derek earned a BS in Music Education with a concentration in Vocal Performance from Western Carolina University.
He has taught music in SC public schools for the past 13 years (8 years in high school/middle school and 5 years in elementary school). While directing at the high school level, he helped the school's chorus program win the SC state high school choral competition 6 times in a row and 3 times in a row at the middle school level.
He is head of music ministries, as music director, at Point Hope United Methodist Church in Park West and has directed church choirs for 9 years.
Derek co-founded and directs a male a cappella group in Mt. Pleasant called the Palmetto Vocal Project (NSC district champions and 2-time NSC International Representative of the BHS).
His professional affiliations include the National Association for Music Education (NAfME, formerly MENC) and the Barbershop Harmony Society (BHS).
Derek has performed as a soloist in the genres of opera, oratorio, musical theatre, pop music, and in many vocal ensembles. He teaches voice, piano, guitar, and ukulele.
Derek Street lives with his beautiful wife and 3 boys in Mt. Pleasant, SC.