- Eric Banks (composer)
Eric Banks (b.
1969-01-25) is a Seattle-based composerand choral conductorand a faculty member at Cornish College of the Arts.
Banks was born in
Roscoe, New York, United Statesin 1969. He is the founding director of the vocal ensembles, The Esoterics and Ædonis. As a composer, Banks writes almost exclusively for a cappellachorus. He is a polyglot and frequently sets texts in languages other than his native English, including dead languages such as Epic Greekand Avestan.
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Capitol Hill Times( 2007-05-07).
* Campbell, R.M. [http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/classical/335950_clas19.html Esoterics step outside for a Muslim-inspired concert] , Seattle Weekly (
* [http://www.bostonchoral.org/competition/winners.html The Boston Choral Ensemble Commission Competition 2008] (
* [http://www.theesoterics.org/toplevel/ericbanks.htm Eric Banks, founding director] , The Esoterics website.
* [http://ericbanks.com/pages/info.html?topic=BIO Eric Banks website]
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