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Derek Carter

From Wind Repertory Project


Derek Carter (b. 1994) is a composer and artist. He is currently a senior music composition major, attending Illinois State University hoping to graduate soon and go explore the world outside of Illinois.

While at ISU, Derek has participated in the concert and marching bands, the handbell ensemble, and founded a new music ensemble. Always looking for the next project, Derek has collaborated with musicians, poets, directors, and choreographers to create new interdisciplinary works of art.

When not writing music, you can find Derek drinking coffee, or enjoying literature and film.

Works for Winds


  • Biography from Illinois State University Symphonic Winds concert program, 23 March 2016