With a bonus fact included… Read the article on the MPR site
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
“He shared his early dream of being a member of Depeche Mode, his obsessive nature with the pieces he’s working on (which right now includes a choral cover of Trent Reznor’s Hurt that we’re excited to hear), and the tonal changes in his work from an idyllic world-view to a more real place. At one point, he… continued
Las Vegas Weekly have included Eric among their list of renowend Las Vegans that have been recognised by the Grammy Awards. Read the full article on the Las Vegas Weekly website.
Abbey Road Studios in London, where the Beatles recorded most of their hits, has launched a global anthem competition to mark its 80th anniversary this year. Read the full article on the Reuters website.
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.
To celebrate their 80th anniversary, Abbey Road Studios have launched a worldwide competition to find original, unsigned and undiscovered composers. Read the full article on the DIY Records site.
Composer and conductor Eric Whitacre delighted TEDsters by showing how he assembled a virtual choir on YouTube. Everyone gasped as surgeon Anthony Atala demonstrated how he literally printed a replacement kidney from a 3-D printer geared for tissue replacement. Read the full article on the Wired website