Author: Eric Edberg
An educator, classical and improvisatorial cellist, drum circle facilitator, workshop leader, consultant, and noted blogger, Eric Edberg is the Founding Artistic Director of the Greencastle Summer Music Festival. As a tenured professor at DePauw University School of Music, Edberg divides his time between teaching cello and music entrepreneurship. He recently developed a series of classes for the school's unique 21CM curriculum.
“Why are you here, tonight?” I asked the group of concert attendees seated in the pew next to me. We had just listened to a rather sedately presented performance in a dark church with poor sight lines. Receiving a number of quizzical looks, I further explained, “We musicians are always looking for ways to grow audiences.”