Derek Charke
Derek Charke - Wired
Region: Nova Scotia
Genre: Classical

DEREK CHARKE is a JUNO and three-time ECMA award-winning composer and flutist. Derek has a catalogue of over 90 works and many high profile commissions and performances, including several by Canada’s major Symphony Orchestras, the Kronos Quartet, the St. Lawrence String Quartet, Duo Turgeon, Land’s End Ensemble, WIRED!, cellist Jeffrey Zeigler, as well as an impressive list of other performers and organizations. Derek is a professor of composition at Acadia University in Wolfville, Nova Scotia, he is co-director of the Acadia New Music Society, and he continues to actively perform as a soloist and new music improviser on the flute.