Derek Fairholm

Piano Instructor

Instructor3Derek Fairholm, pianist, is an accomplished performer and composer who has been a main stay of the music scene in South Florida for close to a decade. With dual interests in both piano and Hammond B3, Derek has appeared in countless musical situations—both live and recorded—most notably with artists such as Rodolfo Zuniga’s Surfaces, David Fernandez, Gary Campbell, Troy Roberts, Tim Jago, Mark Small, Kevin Mahogany, Kenneth Jimenez’s Circles Band, Tiger’s Milk, and Nineties Color.

Derek has formed several bands focused on interpreting Jazz standards and original compositions. He holds a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Performance from the University of Miami Frost School of Music.