Today, Eric is in rehearsal with the Eric Whitacre Singers in anticipation of their concert in Gloucester Cathedral as part of the Cheltenham Music Festival. They’ll be joined by British singer songwriter Laura Mvula and the inimitable vocalist Nicki Wells.
It is with excitement and pride that we can reveal the results from the health research that took place at the Eric Whitacre Singers concert earlier this year. The scientific study shows for the first time that attending a live classical music concert physically reduces stress – and so does singing. It has been proven… continued
Which conductor of yester-year do you most wish you could have worked with? What single thing would improve the format of the classical concert? What’s the first record you bought? What do you sing in the shower? Just some of the questions Eric answered in the most recent edition of Facing the Music.
Applications are now open for a Conducting Master Class with Eric at North Dakota State University in October 2015. The session will give you a chance to work with Eric on “Leonardo and His Flying Machine” and “Five Hebrew Love Songs”. Application requirements include: Five to 10 minute video of your conducting; may be rehearsal… continued
Follow his appearance at the Oxford Union, Eric spoke to the Oxford Culture Review about where he is in his musical life, chord clusters, technology, classical music as a genre and looking forward to what’s next.
Eric is honored to be speaking to the audience of the prestigious Oxford Union next Wednesday (10 June) at 8pm. Open to members of the Oxford Union and students & alumni of Oxford University.
The sheet music for Goodnight Moon for soprano and piano is now available through Hal Leonard. Over the past six years I must have read Goodnight Moon to my son a thousand times, maybe more. Somewhere around reading number 500 I began hearing little musical fragments as I read, and over time… continued