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!
Derek Schmidt – Selves
Derek Schmidt appreciates craftsmanship. He values the years of thoughtful attention artisans continually dedicate to honing their skill, and
Homophonic is San Francisco's monthly queer songwriter showcase. Hosted by songwriters Jeb Havens, Tawnee Kendall and Derek Schmidt, the series
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