Eric Whitacre is probably the world’s top choral composer right now. And with good reason. His music is full of rich, satisfying harmonies. It’s fun to sing, and not all that difficult, so it can make even an amateur choir sound rich and full.
Beyond his work as a composer, Whitacre is a community builder. And his community stretches right around the world. That’s thanks to his Virtual Choir, a ground-breaking project he started in 2010.
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