Eric Whitacre

The New Mexico Music Educators Association is excited to announce that Grammy Award-winning composer and conductor, Eric Whitacre will be attending the 2022 New Mexico Music Educators​ Association ​In-Service​ conference​. 

During the virtual session, Mr. Whitacre will share his musical journey, share thoughts on music education, and give educators an opportunity to ask questions.  

Eric Whitacre is among today’s most popular and widely recognized musicians. His works are programmed worldwide, and his ground-breaking Virtual Choirs have united singers from more than 145 countries over the last decade. A graduate of Juilliard School of Music, Eric 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. In 2021, Eric was named a Yamaha Artist.

A charismatic speaker, Mr. Whitacre has given keynote addresses for TED, Apple, Google, the United Nations Speaker’s Program, in education and for numerous global institutions. His collaboration with Spitfire Audio resulted in a trail-blazing vocal sample library, became an instant best-seller and is used by composers the world-over. 

    • Please note that the following districts will register with their district music coordinator 
      • Albuquerque Public Schools (all grades)
      • Clovis Municipal Schools
      • Farmington Municipal Schools
      • Gadsden Independent Schools
      • Las Cruces Public Schools
      • Rio Rancho Public Schools
      • Santa Fe Public Schools