Eric Stern, conductor

Eric Stern is a Broadway conductor, arranger and music supervisor with 19 Broadway musicals to his credit, including Shrek, Xanadu, Follies, Parade, Candide, The Will Rogers Follies and Rags, among others. He has recorded well over 30 albums and performed in concert with such artists as Barbara Cook, Dawn Upshaw, Audra McDonald, Mandy Patinkin, Elaine Stritch, Betty Buckley, Deborah Voigt, Jessye Norman, Dianne Reeves, Thomas Hampson, Jerry Hadley and Fred Hersch. He has conducted many of the world’s top orchestras including the London Symphony, Cleveland Orchestra, Chicago Symphony, the Orchestra of St. Lukes and The New York Pops. He has won both an Emmy® and a Grammy®, in addition to two Gramophone Awards.

Eric Stern is currently on the faculty of Berklee College of Music in Boston, where he is developing a program to train Music Directors for the theatre.