Episode 4

Episode 4: Concertmaster Eric Wyrick on Leadership, Practice, and Musical Parenting

Published on: 26th June, 2023

A great conversation with NJ Symphony concertmaster Eric Wyrick. Eric is on faculty at Princeton University, and was a long-time member and leader within the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra. Our conversation covered preparing for high-pressure performances, raising musical children, and what it takes to build a career in the orchestral world today. In the interview, Eric demonstrates a few techniques which can be viewed on the video version of this interview, available on our YouTube channel.

This is our fourth episode, so please subscribe to the channel, share it with friends, and stay tuned for some very exciting upcoming interviews with string players, teachers, recording artists, and more!

- Eric Wyrick at Princeton University: Eric Wyrick - Department of Music at Princeton University

- Eric Wyrick performing the Busoni Violin Concerto live with the New Jersey Symphony: https://youtu.be/37q8vvZqB0k

- Eric Wyrick performing "321 Concerto for Acoustic and Electric Violin" - available on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/album/5GWugLl8EfQXCykUwXlFoJ?si=f6XeQHrVSjq7h8uCnhHezQ


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Ending music: "Mending Wall Set" by JoAnna Farrer - https://spoti.fi/3mlFYEy

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Join Juilliard-trained professional violinist and teacher JoAnna Farrer in her weekly podcast, as she tackles questions about helping your child progress in music today. She interviews top performers, composers, and teachers, sharing actionable guidance and answering listener questions, all in short, weekly episodes. Join the conversation and gain the tools to help your child develop the skills they need to succeed in the arts and life! Follow JoAnna on Instagram @joannafarrer802 for more.

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