1983, after the group "Ryan's Fancy" disbanded, Dermot continued
to perform as a solo artist in clubs and concerts. He also set out to
develop an audiovisual production featuring slides, narration and live
music. This show was designed for presentation in a high school gym or
concert hall setting to junior and senior high school students.
After traveling throughout Newfoundland,
Labrador and Cape Breton with the school show for a number of years,
Dermot turned his attention to Video and Television Production through his
company Piperstock Productions Limited. As well as industrial and public
service videos, he also produced a number of musical documentaries, two of
which "Rigs, Jigs And Songs From The Heart" and "Cain's
Legacy" are currently in distribution as videocassettes.
Dermot set up a sound recording facility
in 1993 to produce and release recordings by local artists. To date, 25
CDs have been produced at the studio. As well as working on current
recording projects, including his A CD of is own. He continues to develop ideas for TV productions and
remains a local favorite performing in clubs, festivals and in concert.