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Artistic Director, Mundial Montreal

Derek Andrews


Last updated: May 4, 2022

As Artistic Director of the annual world music conference Mundial Montreal, Derek developed touring opportunities throughout North America and Europe, including Canada's World Routes Network (2010-21).  He received the National Arts Centre Award for Distinguished Contribution to Touring in 2018.  Toronto based, Derek served as Music Curator of Luminato Festival (2010-16) and Music Programmer at Harbourfront Centre (1985-2003).  Other projects include guest curator for the National Arts Centre’s Canada Scene (2017). Derek is a passion advocate for creative approaches in music as a tool for breaking down cultural barriers.