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


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 9

Festival Aperto

Sonata Humana
Mirco Ghirardini, clarinet; Andrea Rebaudengo, piano
Venue: Sala degli Specchi del Teatro Valli
Reggio Emilia, Italy


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


NOVERMBER 16

Soul Graden
St. Peter's Church
New York, NY


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