Director of Music
Eric is a native of Minnesota, growing up in Little Falls, Minnesota, and Hudson, Wisconsin. He also has enjoyed the opportunity to live and work in Vermont, Colorado, and Illinois, and has studied and traveled extensively in India, China, Korea, Japan, and Western Europe.
Eric holds bachelor and master's degrees in piano performance, and the Doctor of Musical Arts degree in organ performance and music theory from the University of Minnesota, and is an Associate of the American Guild of Organists. In addition to his role as Director of Music at Trinity, Eric serves as Chapel Musician at Breck School, leading music in worship for Breck's PreK-12 community of 1,200 students.
Eric's wife, Dr. Zhiyu Wang, holds degrees in piano performance from Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing, and doctorate in piano performance and piano pedagogy from the University of Minnesota. Eric and Zhiyu live in Southwest Minneapolis, and in their free time they enjoy good food, travel, and the beautiful parks, lakes, and waterways around the Twin Cities.