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Derek Charke

Associate Composer

Canadian Music Centre

HQ Phone:  (604) 734-4622

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Canadian Music Centre

837 Davie Street

Vancouver, British Columbia,V6Z 1B7

Canada

Company Description

The Canadian Music Centre is a catalyst that connects you to the ever-evolving world of Canadian musical creation through performance, education, and promotion. The CMC provides unique resources for exploring, discovering, and performing Canadian music. We are...more

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Background Information

Employment History

Composer

Acadia University


Affiliations

Canadian League of Composers

Member


Festival Theatre

Board Member


Education

Bachelor's degree

composition

University of North Texas


Master's degree

composition

Royal Academy of Music


Masters degree

flute performance

SUNY Buffalo


Ph.D.

composition

SUNY Buffalo


Ph.D.

composition

State University of New York at Buffalo


doctorate degree

composition

University at Buffalo


masters

flute performance

State University of New York at Buffalo


masters degree

flute

University at Buffalo


Web References(200 Total References)


National Board and Regional Councils | Canadian Music Centre | Centre de Musique Canadienne

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Derek Charke


Acadia University School of Music

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Derek Charke
Acadia University School of Music Derek Charke Associate Professor Derek Charke is a composer, a flutist, and an associate professor of music at Acadia University in Nova Scotia. Dr. Charke's music is recognized as an important and original contribution to the Canadian music scene. He won the 2012 JUNO award for 'classical composition of the year' for his work Sepia Fragments. Derek Charke is Co-Director of the Annual Acadia New Music Festival Shattering the Silence, an associate composer of the Canadian Music Centre, and a member of the Canadian League of Composers. In 2010 Derek was a Distinguished Guest Composer at the Winnipeg New Music Festival, and a Guest Composer for the 2010 Newfound Music Festival. He has received grants from the Canada Council for the Arts, Nova Scotia (Communities, Culture and Heritage), SOCAN Foundation, CBC Radio, Radio Canada, the Los Angeles Philharmonic Association (Esa-Pekka Salonen, Music Director), the National Flute Association, the Canadian Music Centre, the Radio Starmaker Fund, and the British Columbia Arts Council, among others. As well, What do the Birds Think? garnered a special mention from the Kubik Prize, and his work Xynith won him a BMI student composer award in New York City. Derek is also a professional flutist. He earned his Masters degree in flute performance from SUNY Buffalo where he studied with the late Cheryl Gobbetti Hoffman. Recent performances have included improvisatory work with ensembles like subText in Halifax, Nova Scotia. He continues to freelance where and when time permits. Courses http://socrates.acadiau.ca/courses/musi/dcharke/index.htm Derek Charke


Canadian Music Centre

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Derek Charke
Canadian Music Centre Derek Charke Derek Charke  Biography  Sample Works Derek Charke (b. 1974, Fredericton, N.B.) is a Composer, a Flutist and an Associate Professor of music at Acadia University. Derek completed a Ph.D. in composition and a Master's degree in flute at SUNY Buffalo, a Master's degree in composition at the Royal Academy of Music in London, England and a Bachelor's degree in composition at the University of North Texas. He also attended the Royal Conservatory in The Hague, Netherlands. A recipient of the NUFFIC grant by the Dutch government, Derek also received a BMI student composer award in New York City, a special mention from the Kubik Prize, and for four years was the recipient of a Presidential Fellowship, the largest awarded at SUNY Buffalo. He has been the recipient of multiple commissions and grants from various sources including: British Columbia Arts Council, Canada Council for the Arts, Huckabone Family, Los Angeles Philharmonic Association, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Music Director, Nova Scotia Tourism, Culture and Heritage, National Flute Association, Canadian Music Centre, SOCAN, CBC Radio Two and Radio Canada. Derek has written extensively for the flute. As a flutist himself Derek specializes in contemporary music. He continues to freelance as an improvisor and performer, both on his own music and others. 2010 Visit Derek Charke's website.


Centre de musique canadienne - Au sujet du CMC

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Derek Charke (NS)


Faculty : Summer Wind Conducting Symposium : DCDE : Acadia University

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Glenn Price | Mark Hopkins | Derek Charke | Ardith Haley Derek CharkeDerek Charke (Born October 02, 1974, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada) studied composition and flute at the State University of New York ( Buffalo, NY), the Royal Conservatory of Music ( Netherlands), the Royal Academy of Music (England), and the University of North Texas.Recipient of the NUFFIC grant by the Dutch government, Derek also received a BMI student composer award in New York City and the Outstanding Undergraduate Award in Composition from the University of North Texas.Between 2001 and 2005 Derek was the recipient of a four year Presidential Fellowship (the largest fellowship awarded) at the State University of New York at Buffalo.Derek is currently lecturer of music theory and composition at Acadia University School of Music in Nova Scotia, Canada.


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