Bob Derkach has been the Musical Director for Whose Live Anyway since its inception in 1999. He was the mainstage Musical Director for The Second City Theatre in Toronto, Edmonton, and Santa Monica from 1981-2006. In 2010 Bob was the Musical Director for the GSN television series Drew Careyâ€™s Improvaganza filmed live at the MGM Grand Hollywood Theatre in Las Vegas. Numerous clips of the single season of this cult classic can be found on YouTube.
Bob continues to compose soundtrack for film, television, theatre and dance. His soundscape â€˜The Winds of Marsâ€™ opens Visions of Mars which is an extra-terrestrial DVD-ROM time-capsule greeting for future settlers of Mars, created by Carl Sagan, Jon Lomberg and The Planetary Society. It remains on deck NASAâ€™s Phoenix Mars Lander which successfully landed in the northern arctic region of Mars on May 25th, 2008..
Bob has released 6 CDs of original electronic and piano music available on iTunes. Check out his website at bobderkachmusic.com.
The token Canadian of WLA, Bob makes his home in Vancouver, BC.