Grammy-winning composer and conductor Eric Whitacre is one of the most popular musicians of his generation. His concert music has been performed throughout the world by millions of amateur and professional musicians alike, while his ground-breaking Virtual Choirs have united singers from over 145 different countries.

January 12, 2022

Guest Curator for The Space on Scala Radio

For one week in January 2022, Eric will host The Space on Scala Radio curating a selection of his favorite ‘late night’ music.

The program will broadcast at 10pm – 1am GMT from January 24 – 28, 2022. To listen and for more information, visit the Scala Radio website.

December 11, 2021

The Sacred Veil with VOCES8

Help to create a brand new, intimate recording of The Sacred Veil with VOCES8, conducted by Eric.

“I’m heading back to the UK in January for the first time in over 2 years to work with choral superstars VOCES8 on a project centred around The Sacred... continued

December 09, 2021

Visiting Composer at Pembroke College, Cambridge

Eric is honored to be the newest Visting Composer at Pembroke College, Cambridge. Beginning in January 2022, the relationship commences with two public events. On January 5th, Eric will conduct Compline in Pembroke College... continued

December 08, 2021

The Midwest Clinic 2021

Events at Midwest 2021 include a performance with the Las Vegas Academy Orchestra, a “Conversation, Questions & Answers” session and two signings. More information.

November 11, 2021

Interview with MusicRoom

“It’s a great question. The first part of the process – pure inspiration – can come from anywhere and come at any time. I wish I knew how to how to activate it on command. I can go several weeks, I’ve always got ideas running and usually they... continued

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The Virtual Choir is a global phenomenon, creating a user-generated choir that brings together singers from around the world and their love of music in a new way through the use of technology. Singers record and upload their videos from locations all over the world. Each one of the videos is then synchronised and combined into one single performance to create the Virtual Choir.

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  • Today and tomorrow in Chicago! I’ll be giving a masterclass this afternoon, and tomorrow I’ll be signing autographs and scores at the Hal Leonard (9:30 a.m.) and Yamaha (1:30 p.m.) booths. Woo hoo! (Amazing photo by Meg Davies).

    Today and tomorrow in Chicago! I’ll be giving a masterclass this afternoon, and tomorrow I’ll be signing autographs and scores at the Hal Leonard (9:30 a.m.) and Yamaha (1:30 p.m.) booths. Woo hoo! (Amazing photo by Meg Davies).
  • Fail big, fail often. It’s the only way to learn and grow.

    Fail big, fail often. It’s the only way to learn and grow.
  • Honored to be Visiting Composer at Pembroke College, Cambridge. We begin our collaboration in January 2022 during which I’ll conduct Compline and host a workshop for your singers alongside their Director of Music, Anna Lapwood. If you’re a singer aged 14-18 and living near Cambridge (UK), you can sign up now for a place. Join us!

    Honored to be Visiting Composer at Pembroke College, Cambridge. We begin our collaboration in January 2022 during which I’ll conduct Compline and host a workshop for your singers alongside their Director of Music, Anna Lapwood. If you’re a singer aged 14-18 and living near Cambridge (UK), you can sign up now for a place. Join us!
  • Ho ho ho ho ho. (Thanks to Lauren Wiggins and @classicfm).

    Ho ho ho ho ho. (Thanks to Lauren Wiggins and @classicfm).
  • Los Angeles, Saturday morning.

    Los Angeles, Saturday morning.