Explore media of Derek’s practice as a conductor, educator, and sound healing artist.
Bloom Sound Collective presents an immersive electro-acoustic sound journey designed to reconnect with self, community, and beyond featuring a wide variety of instruments including crystal and bronze singing bowls, gongs, chimes, percussion, electronics, and voice.
Derek guest conducts the Queer Urban Orchestra on their program “Be Our Guest” as a finalist in their 2022 Artistic Director search.
Choral Chameleon in collaboration with certified sound healers of Bloom Sound Collective, presents Washing, a choral sound bath surrounding the audience with the singers of the chorus and "bathing" them in physical sounds of voices, Tibetan singing bowls, chimes, gongs, and more, for an intensive sound experience designed to wash over the body for healing, peace, and restorative contemplation.
Choral Chameleon Chorus presents an innovative look at music composition using singers' bodies. Using Tai Chi-like movement, singers co-create series' of gestures representing the unique curvatures and linear profiles of each voice part in ancient and modern motets and madrigals.
Choral Chameleon premiere’s Vince Peterson’s choral arrangement of John Mayer’s Bigger Than My Body to kick off their 12th season.
Derek conducts the premiere of Michael Fleming’s Wings of Sapphire for a fusion ensemble of classical Korean and Western orchestral instruments.
Derek conducts the world premiere of their English horn sonata Resplendent Sorrow in New England Conservatory’s Jordan Hall with soloist Amy Dinsmore.
UML String Project & Youth Orchestra presents selection from Tchaikovsky’s ”The Nutcracker” for their Winter Showcase.