Welcome to Derek Warby Artist Management, home to some of the UK’s finest ensembles and musicians.

Derek Warby Artist Management was formed in the summer of 2007 to manage a range of ensembles and musicians. Active in professional music management since 1980, Derek Warby has worked with some of the world’s most established musicians and is now privileged to look after the Amstel Saxophone Quartet, the Auricle Ensemble, the Dante Quartet, Divertimenti, Fantasticus, the Kym-Visontay Duo, Primavera Ensemble, Stenclmusic, the Visontay-Kym Duo and the Zimro Trio, as well as Dutch jazz/swing violinist Tim Kliphuis, the eminent jazz composer, pianist and bandleader Mike Westbrook and the comedy string quartet Graffiti Classics.

We are delighted to welcome DWAM's latest clients, Trio Goya.

Latest News

Amstel Saxophone Quartet
The Amstel Saxophone Quartet is delighted to have been invited for a return visit to Wigmore Hall in July 2015.

Dante Quartet
The Dante Quartet is celebratng the excellent reception to its latest CD of the string quartets by Zoltán Kodály on the Hyperion label. It was chosen as Chamber Choice in the March issue of BBC Music Magazine.
"The unflinching integrity of their interpretation and the excitement of their playing were consistently superb."
The Guardian, February 2014

Following a triumphant tour of northern Scotland in March 2012, the ensemble is in the middle ofits second tour of concerts throughout northern England and Scotland.
"The audience was totally enthralled with the intensity of the music and the ensemble’s commitment... . The ovation was one of the longest a Music Nairn audience has given, and deservedly so." Michael Barnett, Nairnshire Telegraph

Fantasticus is bathing in the satisfaction that its first two CDs have received glowing reviews in the Christmas 2013 edition of BBC Music Magazine, with the second being chosen as Chamber Choice.
"With their first two releases, Fantasticus have established themselves as a white-hot addition to the early music scene. Fantasticus by name, fantastic by nature!" Paul Riley, BBC Music Magazine, Christmas 2013

Graffiti Classics
The world's funniest string quartet has had a busy time, with tours of Sweden, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Lancashire.

Tim Kliphuis
Tim is celebrating the recent release of his new CD The Grappelli Album.

Primavera is delighted to be performing Carnival of the Animals at this year's Perth Festival in Scotland in May.

Trio Goya
Trio Goya made its Wigmore hall debut on 19 January, preceded by an appearance on BBC Radio 3's In Tune two days earlier.

Zimro Trio
The Zimro Trio is delighted to have been accepted for the second time as a Featured Artist for Making Music's Concert Promoters' Group for the 2013-14 season.

Amstel  | Auricle | Dante | Divertimenti | Fantasticus | Graffiti | Kliphuis | Primavera | Stenclmusic| Visontay/Kym | Westbrook | Zimro

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