It’s hard to know what to be more dazzled by in the music of composer Derek Bermel - the range of stylistic voices he cultivates or the profusion of ingenuity, beauty and wit he brings to everything he touches.
— San Francisco Chronicle

LATEST NEWS


JULY 22

Bowdoin International Music Festival

Derek Bermel performs his A Short History of the Universe and Leonard Bernstein's Clarinet Sonata at the Bowdoin International Music Festival
Brunswick, ME


AUGUST 2

Twin Trio
Beomjae Kim, flute; Derek Bermel, clarinet; Elinor Freer, piano
Studzinski Recital Hall
Brunswick, ME


AUGUST 8-13

American Composers Orchestra Jazz Composers Orchestra Institute

ACO Jazz Composers Orchestra Institute.
Derek Bermel, Artistic Director and Mentor Composer
Herb Alpert School of Music, UCLA


AUGUST 25

La Jolla Summerfest

Derek Bermel's Death with Interruptions - California premiere.
La Jolla, CA


OCTOBER 29

Seattle Symphony

Derek Bermel's Migration Series for jazz band and orchestra. 
Seattle Symphony, Ludovic Morlot, conductor
Benaroya Hall
Seattle, WA


OCTOBER 30-31

Columbus Symphony Orchestra

Derek Bermel's A Shout, a Whisper and a Trace
Columbus Symphony Orchestra, Rossen Milanov, conductor
Southern Theatre
Columbus, OH


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NEW YORK, NY: 

Derek Bermel appointed Artistic Director of the American Composers Orchestra. Read more info HERE 

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New CD release, CANZONAS AMERICANAS

Derek Bermel's newest CD, featuring the stellar ensemble Alarm Will Sound, is now available on Cantaloupe Records