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Eric Choate
Composer · Conductor · Organist

"Rapturous," and "quietly majestic."
(Textura.org)

"Choate commands a highly inventive approach to the interleaving of polyphonic voices."
(Smoliar, The Rehearsal Studio)

Forthcoming Events

Jul
18

Organ Concert at S:ta Maria Kyrka, Helsingborg

Eric performs an organ concert at the historic St. Mary's Church in Helsingborg, Sweden

S:ta Maria Kyrka, Helsingborg · 12:00 p.m.

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Jul
21

Organ Concert at St-Sulpice, Paris

Eric performs an organ concert of French music on the famous Clicquot-Cavaillé-Coll.

L'Église St-Sulpice, Paris · 10:00 a.m.

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Jul
24

"Hands Across the Sea"

Soprano Ellen Leslie and Pianist Eric Choate perform a concert of English and American art songs, featuring composer Ian Venables.

Elmslie House, Malvern, UK · 7:30 p.m.

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Recent Events

May
04

SFCM Conservatory Chorus

Eric conducts Barber's Reincarnations with other American choral works.

San Francisco Conservatory of Music, San Francisco · 5:00 p.m.

Mar
10

St. John Passion

Eric conducts Bach's Passion According to St. John with the choirs of St. Mary's & St. Dominic's.

The Episcopal Church of St. Mary the Virgin, San Francisco, CA · 5:00 p.m.

Mar
29

Stabat Mater

Eric conducts the world premiere of Byron Adam's Stabat Mater, featuring soprano Ellen Leslie

The Episcopal Church of St. Mary the Virgin, San Francisco · 7:00 p.m.

Jan
21

Organ Concert

Eric performs a German Baroque program with works by Bach, Pachelbel, and Bohm.

St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Healdsburg · 5:00 p.m.

Dec
03

SFCM Conservatory Chorus

Eric conducts Randall Thompson's Frostiana with works by Conrad Susa.

San Francisco Conservatory of Music, San Francisco · 5:00 p.m.

Dec
02

Merced Symphony

Eric conducts a holiday pops program with the Merced Symphony.

Merced Theatre, Merced · 7:30 p.m.

Nov
06

St. Mary's Parish Choir & Chamber Orchestra

Eric conducts the US Premiere of Ian Venables' Requiem, op. 48.

The Episcopal Church of St. Mary the Virgin, San Francisco, · 5:00 p.m.

May
28

Academy Orchestra

Eric conducts George McKay's Suite on 16th-Century Hymn Tunes.

Calvary Presbyterian Church, San Francisco, · 3:00 p.m.

Apr
30

St. Mary's Chamber Orchestra & Schola

Eric conducts Barber's Adagio for Strings, McKay's Suite on 16th-Century Hymne Tunes, and Pärt's Te Deum.

The Episcopal Church of St. Mary the Virgin, San Francisco · 5:00 p.m.