Featured Speaker: Eric Whitacre

Composer, conductor, speaker

Eric Whitacre is one of today’s most popular and frequently-performed composers. His remarkable global appeal has been enhanced by his achievements as conductor, innovator, broadcaster and charismatic public speaker, and by the best-selling success of his recordings. He is Composer-in-Residence at Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge, UK and in April 2014 was the subject of a week-long residency at the Minnesota Orchestra’s Orchestra Hall where he’ll be returning in 2015. Broadcast live to 119 countries worldwide, Eric made his iTunes Festival debut with his professional choir in 2014. In addition to his extensive output for choir and vocal ensemble, Eric’s orchestral works have been performed by some of the world’s most distinguished orchestras both sides of the Atlantic. His award-winning musical, Paradise Lost, will hit London’s West End in 2015-16.

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Conducting Master Class with Eric Whitacre

Conference attendees may apply to participate in a conducting master class led by Eric Whitacre. Click here for information.


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