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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.

April 13, 2022

Interview with BBC Radio London

Eric joined Jumoke Fashola on BBC Radio London yesterday to talk about the upcoming Live from London broadcast of The Sacred Veil with choral supergroup VOCES8, Christopher Glynn (piano) and Emma Denton (cello).

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March 07, 2022

Concerts with the Oregon Repertory Singers

Eric will be conducting the Oregon Repertory Singers (Artistic Director: Ethan Sperry) in many of his works including Leonardo Dreams of his Flying Machine, Lux Aurumque, Water Night, and more on April 23 and 24, 2022 at 4 pm PST.

Tickets are available now from the Oregon Repertory Singers website.

February 17, 2015

Lux Aurumque in Montreal

During a concert of my music in Montreal years ago there was a spectacular thunderstorm. At the end of Lux Aurumque something magical happened…

January 29, 2015

Deep Field

The first three minutes of Deep Field in skeletal sketch form – I call it “emotional architecture.” I will make drawings like this for every moment of the piece before I compose any of the actual music.

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November 14, 2014

The Writing Process in the Early Stages

I’m working on a big new piece for choir and orchestra, which will be premiered by the Minnesota Orchestra and Minnesota Chorale in May. Thought some of you might like to see what the process looks like in the early stages.

I’ve been... continued

October 04, 2014

Lux Nova for wind band and choir

Just occurred to me that the band version of Lux Aurumque and the new choral version (Lux Nova) could be performed together seamlessly. The choir would just need to sing a half step up. Dying to know what this sounds like!

September 09, 2014

Music students

As the semester grinds on you may feel intensely burnt-out. You may even consider dropping out of music altogether. If that happens, go back and listen to your favorite recordings, make music with your friends, do anything you can to remind yourself why you... continued

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Eric Whitacre Singers live at the Cathedral of St Paul, Minnesota

Eric Whitacre Singers live at the Cathedral of St Paul, Minnesota

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