The Department of Music welcomes music educator Eric Whitacre for an interactive webinar “A Snake Wearing Pants: Creativity with Eric Whitacre”.

The Adelphi University Music Education Webinar Series offers music educators exciting opportunities to engage with renowned experts in the field while exploring current topics in music education.  All sessions will consist of informative presentations and moderated Q&A sessions.

Grammy Award-winning composer and conductor, Eric Whitacre, is among today’s most popular musicians.  His works are programmed world-wide and his ground-breaking Virtual Choirs have united singers from more than 145 countries over the last decade.  Born in Nevada in 1970, Eric is a graduate of the prestigious Julliard School of Music (New York).  He completed his second term as Artist in Residence with the Los Angeles Master Chorale in 2020 having served five years as Composer in Residence at the University of Cambridge (UK).

His compositions have been widely recorded and his debut album as a conductor on Universal, Light and Gold, went straight to the top of the charts, earning a Grammy.  As a guest conductor he has drawn capacity audiences to concerts with many of the world’s leading orchestras and choirs in venues from Carnegie Hall (New York) to the Royal Albert Hall (London).  Insatiably curious and a lover of all types of music, Eric has worked with legendary Hollywood composer Hans Zimmer, as well as British pop icons Laura Mvula, Imogen Heap and Annie Lennox.

A charismatic speaker, Eric Whitacre has given keynote addresses for TED, Apple, Google, the United Nations Speaker’s Program, in education and for numerous global institutions.

Register for the entire series of workshops by clicking here.

Additional Webinars in this series:
Dr. Latasha Thomas-Durrell – Saturday, April 10 – 11:00 a.m. EST
Dr. Nasim Niknafs – Saturday, April 17 – 11:00 a.m. EST
Dr. Lazslo Norbert Nemes – Saturday, April 24 – 11:00 a.m. EST
Franklin Willis – Saturday, May 1 – 11:00 a.m. EST

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