Eric Funk

Composer

Eric Funk is an American contemporary classical composer and conductor. Originally from Deer Lodge, Montana, he currently resides in Bozeman, Montana, where he teaches music courses at Montana State University.


(Cover photo courtesy Rick Smith/Montana PBS)

RECENT AWARDS

  • 2013 TEDx Bozeman: The Violin Alone [Guest Speaker]
  • 2013 Emmy Award, "11th and Grant with Eric Funk" 
  • 2012 James & Mary Ross Provosts Award for Excellence in Teaching [MSU] 
  • 2012 Humanities Hero Award [MAC-NEA] 
  • 2012 NewMusicUSA commission and residency: “The Old Masters-music for three string quartets (Op. 121)” 

  • 2012 Commission, String Orchestra of the Rockies: "A Montana Winter (Op. 122)" 
  • 2011 College of Arts & Architecture Creative-Research Grant: "The Violin Alone" (documentary)
  • 2010 Innovation in the Arts Award, Montana Arts Council/National Endowment for the Arts
  • 2010 College of Arts & Architecture Creative-Research Grant: "The Violin Alone" (consultation)
  • 2009 Distinguished Service Award-University Honors Program [MSU] 
  • 2007 President’s Excellence in Teaching Award [MSU]
  • 2001 Montana Governor’s Award for the Arts

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