Eric Dudley

Principal conductor

Eric Dudley has had a diverse career as a conductor, singer, pianist and composer. Following his distinguished tenure as Assistant Conductor to Paavo Järvi at the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, his recent conducting engagements include the International Contemporary Ensemble, Hartford Symphony Orchestra (Connecticut), Princeton Symphony Orchestra (New Jersey), Tenet Vocal Ensemble and Ensemble Signal (NYC). When last in Australia, he led the world premiere of David Chisholm’s Kursk: an Oratorio-Requiem at the 2011 Melbourne Festival. He also serves on the conducting faculty of Mannes College/The New School for Music in New York.

Since 2009, Eric has been a member of the vocal octet, Roomful of Teeth, whose debut album won a Grammy Award in 2014. As a member of the acclaimed choir of Trinity Wall Street in New York, he has also conducted the Trinity Choir and Baroque Orchestra in concert, and appeared as a tenor soloist at both the Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall. He has performed as a guest keyboardist in the chamber series of the Cincinnati and Princeton symphony orchestras and at Trinity Wall Street, and his compositions have been premiered and recorded by Roomful of Teeth, Quey Percussion and the Hartford Symphony Orchestra. He holds a Bachelor in Composition from the Eastman School of Music, and master's and doctorate degrees in conducting from Yale.

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