photo credit: Matt Cashore
Dr. Eads studied choral conducting with Carmen-Helena Tellez at the University of Notre Dame, working with eminent choral conductors including Joseph Flummerfelt, Stephen Cleobury, Anne Howard Jones, and Peter Phillips. Prior to his graduate work, he studied composition with Alaskan composer John Luther Adams.
Emerson Eads' Mass for the Oppressed made Honorable Mention in the Finalists of the AMERICAN PRIZE ERNST BACON MEMORIAL AWARD for the PERFORMANCE of AMERICAN MUSIC, 2021. http://theamericanprize.blogspot.com/2021/10/winners-bacon-awardamerican-music.html...
Zoom workshop with the Nancy Menk and the Women's Choir of St. Mary's College in Indiana. They will give the world premiere of my setting of Meditabor on October 9th 2021. Text: I will meditate on thy commandments, that I love exceedingly:and I will lift up my hands...