Eric V. Hachikian, composer
Composer in Residence

Composer in Residence ERIC V. HACHIKIAN is an Armenian-American composer, whose music has been hailed by the New York Times as "lovely and original." His compositions and orchestrations can be heard in a variety of films, television shows and commercials, as well as in the theater and concert hall. A classically trained composer, Eric's musical style has no boundaries, and his multi-genre interests result in a unique and personal sound.


Eric studied Nadia Boulanger's methods in Paris, France with Dr. Philip Lasser of the Juilliard School, and has also studied composition at the Aspen and Tanglewood Music Festivals, as well as at Northwestern University and Oberlin Conservatory. He received his Bachelor of Music with highest honors from the University of Michigan, where he studied with William Bolcom, Bright Sheng, Susan Botti, Michael Daugherty, and Erik Santos, and his Master of Arts from New York University, where he studied with Sonny Kompanek and Deniz Hughes. Also a performer, Eric plays the piano and tuba, is a classically trained vocalist, and an accomplished conductor.


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