Eric Whitacre

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    Eric Whitacre

  • Eric Whitacre, Composer/Conductor

    The Music of Eric Whitacre
    March/April, 2018, NYC

    “Whitacre is that rare thing, a modern composer who is both popular and original”
    – The Daily Telegraph, London

    Grammy-winning composer and conductor Eric Whitacre is one of the most popular musicians of our time. His concert music has been performed throughout the world by millions of amateur and professional musicians alike, while his ground-breaking Virtual Choirs have united singers from over 110 different countries. A graduate of the prestigious Juilliard School of Music, Eric was recently appointed as Artist in Residence with the Los Angeles Master Chorale having completed a five-year term as Composer in Residence at Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge University, UK.
    As conductor of the Eric Whitacre Singers he has released several chart-topping albums including 2011’s bestselling Light and Gold. A sought after guest conductor, Eric has conducted choral and instrumental concerts around the globe, including sold-out concerts with the London Symphony Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and the Minnesota Orchestra. In addition to several collaborations with legendary Hollywood composer Hans Zimmer, he has worked with British pop icons Laura Mvula, Imogen Heap and Annie Lennox.
    A charismatic speaker, Eric has given keynote addresses for many Fortune 500 companies and global institutions including Apple, Google, the World Economic Forum in Davos, the United Nations Speaker’s Programme and two main stage TED talks.

    Perform with Eric Whitacre

    DCINY is thrilled to be working with Eric Whitacre again in 2018 and invite you to audition for the chance to be part of this exciting musical event in New York City. We are currently auditioning Choirs and individual singers from all over the world for consideration prior to registration.

    Auditions now being accepted from talented choirs from around the globe

    Info: Concerts@DCINY.org

    For more details about Eric Whitacre, visit www.EricWhitacre.com

    Curious About past Sing with Eric Performances?

    March 30, 2014 – Lincoln Center: Defying Gravity: The Music of Stephen Schwartz and Eric Whitacre

    March 24, 2013 – Carnegie Hall:The Music of Eric Whitacre

    April 1, 2012 – Carnegie Hall: This Shining Night: The Music of Lauridsen and Whitacre

    June 25, 2011 – Disney Hall, Los Angeles: Eric Whitacre’s Paradise Lost: Shadows and Wings

    June 15, 2010 – Carnegie Hall: Eric Whitacre’s Paradise Lost: Shadows and Wings

    April 17, 2010 – Carnegie Hall: The City and The Sea – The Music of Eric Whitacre meets the poetry of ee cummings

    June 28, 2009 – Lincoln Center: The Music of Eric Whitacre

    April 15, 2009 – Lincoln Center: The Music of Eric Whitacre