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Grammy Award-winning composer and conductor, Eric Whitacre, is among today’s most popular musicians. His works are programmed worldwide and his ground-breaking Virtual Choirs have united more than 100,000 singers from more than 145 countries. A graduate of the Juilliard School of Music, Eric is currently Visiting Composer at Pembroke College, Cambridge, and recently completed his second term as Artist in Residence with the Los Angeles Master Chorale. Eric is proud to be a Yamaha Artist.

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June 22, 2022

Interview with Alternative Classical

Eric speaks to Hannah Fiddy from Alternative Classical about people-pleasing, failing (and recovering), life lessons and the weight of composition within the classical tradition.

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June 17, 2022

Happy Hour with Salastina

Join Eric for Salastina’s virtual Happy Hour: Eric Whitacre and a Deep Field Deep Dive on Tuesday, June 21 at 6pm PDT.  Attendance for this event is free but pre-registration is required.

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June 07, 2022

The NAMM Show 2022

Eric is thrilled to be at the NAMM Show this weekend for a series of events including the ground-breaking LIVE virtual performance of Sing Gently at The NAMM Foundation Grand Rally for Music Education powered by JackTrip.

May 04, 2022

Moveable Do Podcast

Eric joins composer and conductor, Steve Danielson for an interview on this special 50th Moveable Do podcast. Hear Eric discuss his goals and ambitions as a teenager, the beginnings of the virtual choir world and what might be next, plus details on his composing process.

Listen to the full podcast on Moveable Do, Spotify, and Apple Podcasts.

April 19, 2022

The NAMM Foundation Grand Rally for Music Education

Eric is honored to be co-hosting the Grand Rally for Music Education alongside NAMM Foundation Executive Director Mary Luehrsen. The event will feature a ground-breaking LIVE virtual performance of ‘Sing Gently’ powered by JackTrip.

This event was made possible by Hal Leonard, JackTrip and Yamaha.

Upcoming Events

Sep 06

Choral Workshop at Monash University

Clayton, Victoria, Australia

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