Artist Management, Business, Label and Promotion Services for Artists
Pharos Music Inc. provides a wide range of artist management, business advisory, label and event promotion services. The owner of Pharos Music is Derrick Sturge.
Derrick lives in St. John's, NL and is a graduate of the Music Business Program at Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA.
Derrick has also been a Chartered Accountant (CA) and Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) for almost 40 years.
Derrick is a drummer and has always had a keen interest in the business side of the music industry.
Through Pharos Music Derrick provides artist management, booking, business and label services to artists in the country, pop, and folk genres.
Derrick is a member of the Board of Directors of Music NL and is a member of MusicNL, the Canadian Country Music Association, the the East Coast Music Association (ECMA), the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS), the Music Managers Forum of Canada, the Recording Academy's Grammy U- Nashville Chapter and is a Friend of the Guild of Music Supervisors of Canada.
Derrick / Pharos Music have been nominated for the 2022 Music NL "Company of The Year", 2022 and 2023 Music NL "Industry Professional of The Year", 2023 "Event of The Year" for Behind The Songs, and by the ECMA for 2023 "Artist Management of The Year".