Derek Charke is a JUNO and four-time ECMA award-winning composer and flutist. He has a catalogue of over 100 available works, and has had many high profile commissions and performances by an impressive list of performers and organizations. Derek is currently a professor of music at Acadia University where he teaches composition and music theory. He heads AEMS (the Acadia Electroacoustic Music Studio) and he forms one half of the Charke ~ Cormier Duo.