"Derek is one of Bend's hardest working Musicians. His amazing vocals and friendly persona always make for a great show!
~ Jeff Newberry ~ (BendPM.com)

"Derek has a great vocal tone, this guy sounds nice!"
   ~ Bryan Duncan ~
(2007 inductee Christian Music Hall Of Fame, Gold & Platinum albums)

"The best Male vocals in Central Oregon!"
~ Norm Sundholm ~ ("The Kingsmen")

"Derek has a voice that you never get tired of listening to."
~ Heather Larson ~

"A talented young Musician with an excellent voice, good work ethic and a strong drive to succeed. Real talent!"

"Derek Michael Marc is a multi-talented triple threat player. Not only is he a great Drummer, he is a gifted Singer/Songwriter/Guitarist. Derek is a musical tour-de-force that shines in every endeavor he undertakes."
~ Nicholas DelDrago ~

"Best all-around Musician in Central Oregon."
~ Peter Lupi ~


"What is here is great Music!"
~ Ethan Maffey (The Source Weekly)
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"You ROCK. We all want to hear more from you ~ Really, you are CRAZY GOOD!!!"
~ Angela Hudspeth ~

"Derek incorporates precious and effective stage craft techniques in his performance that many long-term seasoned Musicians often overlook. He is naturally engaging and his charming high energy is infectious to the effect of being viral. This guy rises to... and then exceeds expectations! He takes his vocation to heart, then opens that same heart to his fans. From a business aspect... self motivated and professional, Derek "Hustles"!"
~ Chris Novak ~

"Derek is supremely talented, and a nice guy to boot!"
~ Garth Osborn ~

"A rising and brightly shining star; an amazingly gifted young talent. His ability to make an impact in a diversity of genres is such a strength. His vocals full - of heart and soul. I look forward to watching his musical evolution."
~ Kelly Riley ~

" I feel proud to know Derek as a young multi-talented Musician with a voice that rivals Steve Perry, a stage presence that demands attention, and always entertains and delivers his love of music to one listener or ten thousand. He will be singing his way into people's hearts for a long time to come. Anyone who hears him will feel better for the experience, and could quite possibly be blown away at his high energy performance. Once you see Derek live, you will want more.
~ Bobby Lindstrom ~