Eric Funk


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)

Newly completed works include:

  • Vili: Concerto for the Violin Alone, Op. 109”, premiered in Budapest, Hungary in 2012 and the subject of a 2013 PBS documentary, “The Violin Alone.”
  • The Old Masters, Op. 121” – music for three string quartets, commissioned by the Cassatt String Quartet [NY], premiers sponsored in part by a New Music USA composer-in-residence appointments in both Midland-Odessa [TX] and the Hot Spring Music Fesitval [ARK] -- (Listen below)
  • "The Men, Op. 119" – four-act opera for two baritones, male chorus, brass choir and percussion ensemble, based on Frankenstein, Cyrano de Bergerac, Don Quixote and The Dear Theo letters
  • "Duobolique, Op. 125" – three movements for trumpet, trombone, and marimba
  • "The Morton Cycle, Op. 126" – music for baritone voice and chamber ensemble, settings of 6 poems by Bruce Morton
  • "Variations on a Theme by Jan Hanus, Op. 127" [2012-13]
  • "Vili: Double Concerto for the Violin Alone & Orchestra, Op. 128" [2013] 

Copyright Eric Funk, 2013