Derek Baird composes original music for film and new media. He has written music for Wide Angle (PBS), Exposé: America’s Investigative Reports (PBS), and Nevermind, a biofeedback-enhanced horror video game.

Recent projects Tyrus and Caffeinated showcase a unified assortment of musical styles, infusing cinematic music with jazz, classical, and indigenous Indian and Chinese music to create a sonically vibrant and naratively supportive atmosphere.

A skilled and versatile musician, Derek draws from diverse compositional styles to create moving and genre-appropriate music which serves the need of the medium.