Composer, conductor, translator, linguist, vocalist, and clinician –
Eric Banks has garnered international acclaim for his creative direction,
and for his unwavering commitment to new music and voices gathered in song.

Jun

01

I will remember everything

June began and ended with Kitka, and I will remember everything.  The first ten days of the month were dedicated to putting the heretofore separately-rehearsed antiphonal quartets together to form the entire octet, and to noticing and addressing the …

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Jun

01

From the forest, through the desert, toward love

May began with a series of recording sessions and concerts for The Esoterics’ SYLVANA, including a day-trip to Portland to sing at Ethan Sperry’s choral department at Portland State University.  Each concert was wonderful, and it was especially lovely to …

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May

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Composing as quickly as I can

At the beginning of April, I left my parents’ house upstate to spend a week in Manhattan with C4.  They are going to perform Sarasvati in May, and asked me attend (and lead) a couple of rehearsals, as well as …

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