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Eric Whitacre is one of the most popular musicians of his generation. His concert music has been commissioned by today’s most prominent ensembles – including the BBC Proms, London Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, Rundfunkchor Berlin, Los Angeles Master Chorale and The King’s Singers – and is championed by millions of amateur musicians and students around the world.

Whitacre is best known for his ground-breaking Virtual Choirs, which have united singers from over 101 countries in performance through user-generated videos. The ethos of the Virtual Choir is that singers of any ability or experience can join and that every video is included. Over 8,500 singer videos were included in Virtual Choir 4: Fly to Paradise.

Eric Whitacre Awards and Nominations

Richard Rodgers Award - 2004 - Richard Rodgers New Horizons Award

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Los Angeles Master Chorale Announces 60th Anniversary Season

Los Angeles Master Chorale has announced its landmark 60th Anniversary Season at Walt Disney Concert Hall.

Houston Chamber Choir Presents California Gold With Guest UH Conductor Dr. Betsy Cook Weber

The Grammy Award-winning Houston Chamber Choir, under the director of Founder and Artistic Director Robert Simpson, will present California Gold on Saturday, Apr. 27 at South Main Baptist Church.

St. Charles Singers to Launch 40th Anniversary Celebration with Concerts in Wheaton and St. Charles

The St. Charles Singers' season finale concerts April 20-21, 2024, will mark the start of the internationally recognized chamber choir's 40th-anniversary celebration with a program featuring songs about nature, especially flowers, and romantic love.

MidAmerica Productions Inc. Unveils 2024 Concert Season Featuring Premieres by Marc-André Bougie & More

MidAmerica Productions Inc. has revealed programming for its 2024 season at Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall. See what's coming up and learn how to purchase tickets.

The King's Singers' Summer School Program to Return to Princeton University

GRAMMY Award-winning a capella ensemble The King’s Singers will present the return of their Summer School program, June 23-29, 2024 at Princeton University, after a five-year hiatus due to the pandemic.

Pacific Chorale Captivates with LANGUAGE OF LOVE Concert of Love Songs

Pacific Chorale presents 'Language of Love,' a captivating program featuring sublime love songs by Elton John, James Taylor, Ben Folds, Edith Piaf, Irving Berlin, and more. Led by Artistic Director Robert Istad.

Orlando Sings Presents A SOLARIA SOLSTICE Featuring the Solaria Singers

​​​​​​​Orlando Sings presents its third annual A Solaria Solstice concert featuring the Solaria Singers, Orlando Sings' fully professional chamber choir, in the intimate setting of the Timucua Arts Foundation.

Suzanna Guzmán and Danny J. Gomez to Host 64th Annual LA County Holiday Celebration

Suzanna Guzmán and Danny J. Gomez announced as hosts for the 64th Annual LA County Holiday Celebration.

T.3 to Release Debut Single 'Dilly Dilly' & Launch National Tour

SNC Records, in partnership with Arts Music, a division of Warner Music Group, will release the first single from viral sensation T.3 – the dazzling vocal trio featuring Liam Fennecken, Jim Hogan and Brendan Jacob Smith – to preview their upcoming EP Option Up.

Pacific Chorale Opens Season With VOICES OF LIGHT / THE PASSION OF JOAN OF ARC A Stunning Evening Of Music And Film

Join Pacific Chorale for a captivating evening of music and film. Experience Richard Einhorn's 'Voices of Light' performed live to 'The Passion of Joan of Arc' on October 7th at Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall. RSVP by October 5th for tickets.

Cathedral of St. John the Divine and Choral Ensemble Musica Sacra to Kick Off 2023-2024 Concert Season With SURROUND

The Cathedral of St. John the Divine and Choral Ensemble Musica Sacra kick off the 2023-2024 concert season with SURROUND on Tuesday, October 17.

Graduate Singers to Present LUMINOSITY in October

Graduate Singers - known to their audience as Grads - will present Luminosity, the final concert of their 2023 season, to be performed on Saturday 21 October at 7:30 pm in Elder Hall.

St. Charles Singers Sets 2023-2024 Season Featuring World Premieres and Collaborations

Get ready for an extraordinary season as the St. Charles Singers announce their 2023-2024 lineup. Experience world premieres, collaborations, and captivating performances that will leave you in awe. Don't miss out on this exceptional season of music-making.

Concord Music Publishing and Concord Theatricals Sign Composer Jaime Lozano

Discover the exciting partnership between Concord Music Publishing and Concord Theatricals as they sign composer Jaime Lozano. Learn how this exclusive deal will bring Lozano's music to stages worldwide, and why it's a game-changer for the industry.

CATHARSIS Comes to the Victoria Theatre This Weekend

Blue as in the feeling, or something much more electric? In this inaugural collaboration between EVOKX Chamber Choir and The Chorallective, we sweep through various emotional landscapes. Join us and spin through joy and hope, through soulful, lush longing, and the grips of despair and anxiety, before we find the light again.

Two World Premieres & More Set for Houston Chamber Choir 2023-2024 Season

The Grammy Award-winning Houston Chamber Choir has revealed its new 2023-2024 season “Prime Time,” including two world premieres.

The Fourth Choir Perform Music by Exclusively Queer Composers at Wigmore Hall This Pride Month

The Fourth Choir, which celebrates its 10th birthday in 2023, makes its debut at Wigmore Hall on Friday 23 June with a late-night concert featuring music written exclusively by queer composers.

VocalEssence Announces 2023-2024 Season: "Together We Sing"

​​​​​​​VocalEssence, one of the world's premier choral music organizations, is gearing up for its 'speed limit' season-55 years of making music and celebrating the joy of singing together. In honor of this auspicious occasion the new season will feature collaborations with the St. Olaf Choir, the Bach Society of Minnesota, and Northrop, as well as exciting commissions by vocal activist Melanie DeMore, Latvian composer Ēriks Ešenvalds, and Minnesotans Jocelyn Hagen and Kyle Pederson.

Sydney Chamber Choir Brings WINTER NIGHTS CABARET to The Neilson

Sydney Chamber Choir defies the myth that choirs sing only church music with a warm, seductive and very secular evening of beautiful balladry and melodies at The Neilson ACO Pier 2/3, Hickson Road, Walsh Bay, with two cabaret-style performances at 5pm and 7.30pm on Saturday 24 June.

The Sounds Of The Pipe Organ Comes To Chicago's North Shore This Month

The sounds of the pipe organ, hailed as 'the king of instruments' by composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, will reverberate throughout Chicago's northern suburbs at public concerts June 25-28, 2023, during the American Guild of Organists' Great Lakes Regional Convention, hosted in Evanston by the AGO's North Shore Chapter.


What awards has Eric Whitacre been nominated for?

Eric Whitacre has been nominated for the Richard Rodgers New Horizons Award, also known as the Richard Rodgers Award.

What awards has Eric Whitacre won?

Eric Whitacre has won the Richard Rodgers New Horizons Award, also known as the Richard Rodgers Award.

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