Homophonic is San Francisco’s monthly queer songwriter showcase. Hosted by songwriters Jeb Havens, Tawnee Kendall and Derek Schmidt, the series features a different performer every month, with music from just about every genre represented.

Homophonic provides a space for queer songwriters- from emerging to established- within the intimate and supportive setting of the historic Martuni’s piano bar, where you can have a drink and enjoy some of the most exciting songwriting talent the Bay Area and the queer community have to offer!

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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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