Eric recently spoke to James Sills for his “This Is Why We Sing” podcast.
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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.
How politically committed are you?
Ambition or talent: which matters more to success?
What’s your biggest extravagance?
What do you find most irritating in other people?
Eric answers all of these questions, and more, in The FT’s The Inventory.
Tune into BBC Radio 3’s This Classical Life on Sunday (December 19) at 12:30pm GMT to listen to Jess Gillam and Eric discuss all things holiday music including works from Prokofiev, Darlene Love, Danny Elfman and Nat King Cole.
Visit the BBC Radio 3 website for more information.
Celebrating 10 years of Eric Whitacre’s Virtual Choir, this commemorative album features more than 35,000 singers from 145 countries who have come together to sing as one. Every singer is credited in... continued
Eric was honored to have been asked to write a new carol for Maggie’s Centres which will premiere as part of their virtual Christmas concert, Carols in the Kitchen. Tune in live at 10am PT / 6pm GMT on December 13... continued