For an exclusive preview of Eric’s and Marius Beck’s performance of Wrecking Ball from iTunes Festival, visit Classic FM Online.
“Our favourite dashing-blonde choral conductor and his choir turned guinea pigs in a huge experiment looking at the health benefits of singing in (and even just listening to) a choir. There were electrodes, latex gloves and LOTS of saliva…” Read the full article on Classic FM Online.
The Sidney De Haan Centre for Arts and Health has just held its most recent Symposium: Recent Advances in the Science of Singing, Wellbeing and Health, in partnership with the Royal College of Music and attended by over 200 people. Read the full press release of the University of Cantebury’s website.
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.