Kimberley Benson is the Band Director at C.A. Erwin Middle School. She graduated from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 2006 with a Bachelors of Music with an Emphasis in Instrumental Music Education.  Mrs. Benson was born and raised in Asheville, NC and is a graduate of T.C. Roberson High School.

Prior to her arrival at CAEMS in 2013, Mrs. Benson served as band director at Norwayne Middle School in Wayne County, North Carolina for six years.    Mrs. Benson maintains professional affiliations with the North Carolina Bandmasters Association, The North Carolina Music Educators Association, The National Association for Music Education, and is an alumnae of Sigma Alpha Iota International Music Fraternity.