Recorded live on JackTrip Virtual Studio with singers up to 400 miles apart, Eric conducted members of the Southern California Children’s Chorus, San Francisco Girls Chorus and Ragazzi Boys Chorus in the world premiere of ‘Sing Gently’ for upper voices.
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Last year, Eric spoke to Emma Kingsley at BBC World Service about the creation of Virtual Choir 6 during the first few months of the pandemic. The episode is being re-broadcast May 25th with an updated section recorded one year on.
Listen now on BBC Sounds.
Eric will host an event on Facebook Live to present the world premiere of ‘Sing Gently’ for upper voices recorded live by three choirs performing four hundred miles apart within the state of California.... continued
Eric will take part in “Give Me Five!” as part of the 2021 NAMM Advocacy Summit.
NAMM members, music educators and administrators, college music faculty and students, music and cultural organization staff, parents, teachers, and community members are... continued
Performed by members of the Abilene Christian University Wind Ensemble and conducted by Steven Ward.
Eric recently spoke to James Sills for his “This Is Why We Sing” podcast.
The Virtual School will include a series of courses delivered in masterclass-style video sessions. In the first course, The Beautiful Mess: Lessons in Composition and Creativity, Eric explores why we compose and the importance of music as sonic philosophy.
Recently, Eric spoke to fellow composer Alex Woolf for his podcast – New Notes.
BUENA PARK, Calif., Feb. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Groundbreaking composer and conductor Eric Whitacre has been named to the roster of renowned Yamaha Artists—a formalization of a years-long relationship that promises to bolster both the... continued
I have been endlessly inspired these past ten months watching teachers around the world improvising and adapting, doing anything they can to keep the flame alive. Let’s celebrate them! Go to ericwhitacre.com/totw and tell me about a teacher that... continued
Eric was honored to be included in a new film from Yamaha entitled ‘The Sound of Us’ which will preview at NAMM Believe in Music Week on January 22nd.
‘The Sound of Us’ is a powerful documentary directed by nine-time Emmy... continued
Wednesday January 20: at 10:30 am – 11:15 am
DIVERSITY & HARMONY: TEN YEARS OF VIRTUAL MUSIC-MAKING
Join Eric and NAMM Foundation Executive Director Mary Luehrsen for a conversation about virtual music-making, its role during Covid-19 and in... continued
“You’ve just got to get next to the fire, not only because you’re going to learn how this whole crazy machine works, but because that’s where the opportunities happen.”
Read the article in full on the Varsity website.