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


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.
MCASD Sherwood Auditorium, La Jolla, CA


OCTOBER 2

New Orchestra of Washington

Derek Bermel's Soul Garden for solo viola and string orchestra
Davis Performing Arts Center, Gonda Theatre, Washington, DC


OCTOBER 20

St. Louis Symphony - Landmarks Series

Derek Bermel's Wanderings for woodwind quintet
Jennifer Nitchman, flute; Jelena Dirks, oboe; Scott Andrews, clarinet; Andrew Cuneo, bassoon; Roger Kaza, horn.
St. Louis Public Library: Central Library, St. Louis, MO


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


DECEMBER 3

Hartford Independent Chamber Orchestra

Canzonas Americanas
Harford Independent Chamber Orchestra
Capital Community College, Hartford, CT


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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