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Short Editorial   /   April 23, 2014

Choral Composer “Rock Star” Impacts Area Singers

For a choral singer, there is perhaps no bigger thrill than performing for the composer of the piece of music you’re singing. Carolina Voices’ Festival Singers and the Wingate University Singers had that once-in-a lifetime opportunity in early April with renowned composer, conductor and Grammy Award-winning musician, Eric Whitacre. Read the article in full on the Charlotte Viewpoint… continued

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Short Editorial   /   March 16, 2011

Short Editorial   /   March 16, 2011

Jack Myers March 2011 – Recommended TED Talks 2011

TED Talk by composer, conductor Eric Whitacre’s classical music video composed by cobbling together more than 2000 musical submissions from 58 countries. A TED premiere. People will go to any length to connect with each other. MOST EMOTIONAL Read the full article on the Business Insider website.

Short Editorial   /   March 16, 2011

Short Editorial   /   March 07, 2011

Short Editorial   /   March 07, 2011

The Daily Beast March 2011 – TED Recap

A Spellbinding ‘Virtual Choir’ The uber-popular, blond-coifed composer and conductor Eric Whitacre unveiled videos of his “virtual choir” for a spellbound audience, as they listened to compositions made up entirely of individual singers—all mashed together to create one orchestral project of auditory beauty. Some of his more popular previous videos, “Lux Aurumque” and “Sleep,” have… continued

About Eric

Eric Whitacre is one of the most popular and performed composers of our time, a distinguished conductor, broadcaster and public speaker. His first album as both composer and conductor on Decca/Universal, Light & Gold, won a Grammy® in 2012, reaped unanimous five star reviews and became the no. 1 classical album in the US and UK charts within a week of release... view full bio