Eric Willie

USA35  Greensboro, NC

Eric Willie

Eric Willie has a varied career as a solo performer, chamber musician, orchestral player, arranger, and teacher. He has performed in Carnegie Hall, at several PASICs, on regional live broadcasts such as Nashville’s NPR Station “Live In Studio C,” at the Big Ears Music Festival, and at the World Saxophone Congress. Willie regularly performs with the Nief-Norf Project and the Legal Wood Project (violin/marimba duo with his wife Rebecca), as well as the Winston-Salem Symphony Orchestra, where he holds a position as section percussionist. An avid promoter of new works for percussion, Willie has commissioned and/or premiered works by such composers as Christopher Adler, Jason Baker, Eric Beach, Michael Burritt, Christopher Deane, Chris Farrell, Paul Lansky, John Mackey, Anna Meadors, Josh Quillen, Jason Treuting, Blake Tyson, Matt Walker, Jamie Whitmarsh, and James Wood.

clipboard_20pxSession: Focus Day Evening Concert
“Mari, two pieces for marimba” by Franco Donatoni

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Sagamore Ballroom

Pearl/Adams, Innovative Percussion Inc., Meinl Cymbals, Evans Drumheads, Black Swamp Percussion

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