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


FEBRUARY 28

Garth Newel Music Center

Derek Bermel's Language Instruction for Clarinet, Violin, Cello and Piano
Rob Patterson, clarinet; Teresa Ling, violin; Isaac Melamed, cello; Brooks Hafey, piano
Heter Hall, Garth Newel Music Center
Warm Springs, VA


MARCH 22

Chamber Music Society of Louisville


Bermel performs works by Harbison, Musto, and Jalbert with Music from Copland House
Comstock Hall, University of Louisville, KY 


MARCH 27

Trillium Ensemble


Derek Bermel's Twin Trio
American University
Washington, DC


APRIL 2

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center


Bermel's Death with Interruptions - NY premiere
James Ehnes, violin; Nicholas Canellakis, cello; Gilles Vonsattel, piano
Kaplan Penthouse, Lincoln Center, New York, NY


MAY 16

Albany Symphony Orchestra

CMU Contemporary Ensemble

Derek Bermel's Soul Garden
Kresge Theater, Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, PA


Bermel's Migration Series
Juilliard Jazz Orchestra, James Burton III, director
Albany Symphony, David Alan Miller, conductor
EMPAC, Tony, NY


MAY 28-31

New Century Chamber Orchestra 


Murmurations - Bermel world premiere commission
Berkeley/Palo Alto/San Francisco/San Rafael, CA
 



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