Phone: 919-365-4306 x2621


Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor of Music West Virginia University, 1997 Certified Music K-12

Mr. Tim Besel

Mr. Besel is a graduate of West Virginia University, and has been teaching since 1997. He joined the staff at Corinth Holders in 2019 and has been a pirate at heart ever since! As an experienced educator, he enjoys building relationships with students and teaching the basics is his wheelhouse. Mr. Besel is an invaluable asset to the band program and helps facilitate the almost 320 students in 10 ensembles.


In his spare time, Mr. Besel enjoys hot yoga, mountain biking, long naps and spending time with his beautiful family.


Contact info

  • Fall 2022 Schedule

    Block 1 Concert (Beginning) Band

    Block 2 Symphonic Band

    Block 3 Planning

    Block 4 Marching Band (Winds)

Cannon Blast

JCPS Announcements

  • 2023-2024 School Calendars Approved

    The Johnston County Board of Education approved the 2023-2024 Traditional Staff and Student Calendars at their March Board of Education meeting. 

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  • New Wellness Opportunity for JCPS Students, Staff, and Families

    Johnston County Public Schools is committed to the health, safety, and well-being of our students, staff, and families. With that in mind, we are excited to announce to you our partnership with Care Solace, a mental health care coordination service.

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  • JCPS to hold Job Fair on April 15

    Johnston County Public Schools will hold a Job Fair on Saturday, April 15 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM at West Johnston High School.

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  • Updated School Nutrition Information for 2022-23

    We hope that you and your student have already noticed some of the exciting new food and  meal opportunities we are offering in our cafeterias this school year. Our new options will include more fresh produce, vegetarian options, and opportunities for students to customize their meal choice. These new offerings will be available at both breakfast and lunch. 

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  • 2022 Growth Needs Update

    Johnston County Public Schools Chief of Facilities and Construction Brooks Moore presented the 2022 Growth Needs Update to the Johnston County Board of Education at their March meeting.

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