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

Upcoming Events:


MAY 20

a far cry, boston, ma

A Far Cry performs the East Coast premiere of Derek Bermel's Murmurations for string orchestra.
Jordan Hall, Boston, MA


MAY 23

jack quartet at 92 Street y, NYC

The JACK Quartet premieres a new work by Derek Bermel as part of the New York Philharmonic Biennial.
Buttenwieser Hall, 92nd Street Y, New York NY


JUNE 5

 

le poisson rouge, nyc

Violinist Nadia Sirota performs Derek Bermel's Soul Garden at the Next Festival of Emerging Artists, Peter Aksim, conductor.


JUNE 17

 

benaroya hall, seattle wa

The Seattle Symphony, conducted by Ludovic Morlot, performs Elixir.


JULY 5

 

MIMIR FESTIVAL, fort worth, tx

June Iwasaki, Brant Taylor, and John Novacek perform Derek Bermel's piano trio Death with Interruptions.


BOWDOIN FESTIVAL, BRUNSWICK ME

Electric guitarist Derek Johnson performs Ritornello with members of the Bowdoin Festival faculty. 

JULY 29


AUGUST 18

 

MUSIC IN THE VINEYARDS, NAPA CA

Violist Paul Neubauer performs Derek Bermel's Soul Garden with cellist Tanya Tomkins and the Jupiter Quartet. 


MOAB MUSIC FESTIVAL, MOAB UT

Derek Bermel is in residence as clarinetist and composer. 

SEPTEMBER 8-11


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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