To swim in a sea of stars, by Eric Whitacre

Meditative Story

Jan 12 2023 • 33 mins

Choral music composer and conductor Eric Whitacre directs choirs around the globe, but as a kid in northern Nevada, he feels like the black sheep. He doesn’t know how to channel his endless energy to create meaningful connections or find his place in the world. His remarkable experiences with outer space, multi-part harmonies, and a (literal) leap of faith teach him crucial lessons about embracing what lights him up to be his true self.

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Learn more about Eric:

Eric’s website: ericwhitacre.com

Eric's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ericwhitacre/

Find Eric’s masterclass series, The Beautiful Mess, here: https://virtualschool.ericwhitacre.com/

Listen to Water Night here: https://ericwhitacre.com/music-catalog/water-night

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