Beginning Band and Concert Band Instructor
Rochelle Fields has been homeschooling her children for nearly 20 years. She has been involved with CCHB since 2003 when her oldest daughter started Beginning Band. She has filled many different roles for the group over the years. She has been a member of the Band Leadership Board, the music librarian, a private lessons instructor, a substitute band director, as well as the Wind Ensemble director. Mrs. Fields is looking forward to her third year as CCHB's Concert and Beginning Band instructor.
Wind Ensemble & Concert Choir Instructor
Mr. Brondyke has been a music educator for over 19 years, teaching both band and choir. He has conducted church music ministry for over 25 years. After receiving his BMus. in Sacred Music and M.A. in Bible from Bob Jones University, he and his wife Debi moved to Lima, OH where he was the youth and music minister at Faith Baptist Church in Elida for 6 years. In 1995 they and their two sons moved to Rocky Mount, NC where Mr. Brondyke served as music minister and school band director (and eventually high school choir director) at Falls Road Baptist Church and School for over 17 years. He has taught Biblical philosophy of worship, conducted instrumental and vocal clinics, and taught school and church music leaders over the years in several settings including twice leading a music conference in Curitiba, Brazil. Mr Brondyke has served as Music Minister to Friendship Baptist Church in Raleigh since 2013.
Jazz Band Instructor
Mr. Fields has been involved with Capital Christian Homeschool Bands since 2003 as a parent, private lessons instructor, clinician, board member, and director. Mr. Fields has taught trumpet lessons in the Raleigh area for many years. He has had at least one private lesson student in each of the All-District bands since 2003. Mr. Fields wrote an article about listening to other performers that was published by the International Trumpet Guild in 2008. He has played for the University of Memphis Marching and Symphonic bands, and several Memphis and local jazz bands.