Conductor, translator, linguist, vocalist, and ethnomusicologist –
Eric Banks has garnered international acclaim for his creative direction,
and his unwavering commitment to new music for voices.

Jun

01

Every step is a gift

May was a huge month, both professionally and personally.  At the beginning of the month, The Seattle Times and KUOW-FM teamed up to publish an article, video, and radio story about me in a series that they call “13 for …

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May

01

Glimpses of normalcy

April saw the reprise of The Esoterics’ SIRENE concerts in Seattle and Portland, the premiere of Rushing upriver with Seattle Opera, and preparations for SCORE! – The Esoterics’ 20th anniversary celebration.  Throughout the month, David’s condition continued to improve even …

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Apr

01

Climbing out of the abyss

In March, David’s condition improved significantly, to the point where I felt comfortable going to Dallas for the ACDA convention, in order to hear the National Middle School / Junior High Honor Choir premiere my piece, A vivid riddle.  …

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