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James Bream Director of Bands

Jamie Bream, a North Carolina Teaching Fellow, is a 2002 graduate of UNC-Pembroke where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music Education. 
From 2002-2008 he was director of bands at Southern Middle School in Aberdeen. Under his direction, the SMS bands received consistent superior ratings, and performed extensively, both locally and at Walt Disney World. In addition to his middle school duties, he was an assistant band director for Pinecrest High School in Southern Pines and the SMS tennis and soccer coach.

From 2008-2015 Mr. Bream was director of bands at Sycamore Lane Middle School in Laurinburg, NC where he has continued to receive consistent superior ratings at district MPA festivals.  The SLMS Band has also traveled to Walt Disney World and Williamsburg, Virginia, receiving several 1st place trophies. Mr. Bream has assisted with the Scotland High School Marching Band, coached both boys and girl’s soccer and was the 2015-2016 Teacher of the Year at Sycamore Lane.  Currently Mr. Bream is Band Director at Spring Hill Middle School in Laurinburg.

He is a member of the Music Educators National Conference, National Band Association,  North Carolina Music Educators Association, and the Southeastern District Band Directors Association. He has served as the North Carolina All-State chairman for middle school, the Southeastern District President, Southeastern MPA Chairman and the NC Bandmasters President.  Mr. Bream is an active adjudicator and clinician across North Carolina, was awarded the Southeastern Districts award of excellence in 2014 and was inducted into the prestigious American School Band Directors Association in 2015.  

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