Derek Schmidt appreciates craftsmanship. He values the years of thoughtful attention artisans continually dedicate to honing their skill, and applies the same method to his own art. Through lyrics and melodies, Derek reintroduces beauty and clarity into this current climate of sensory-overload.

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Derek Schmidt – Selves

Derek Schmidt appreciates craftsmanship. He values the years of thoughtful attention artisans continually dedicate to honing their skill, and

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Homophonic

Homophonic is San Francisco's monthly queer songwriter showcase. Hosted by songwriters Jeb Havens, Tawnee Kendall and Derek Schmidt, the series

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Upcoming Album: Major Arcana

Derek is currently working on Major Arcana, a series of songs based entirely on the Major Arcana Tarot cards and their attendant symbologies. It

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