DISCUSSION: Defining Our Field - what is 'classical music' to us, why are we involved and what can we learn from our differences? Read John Dante Prevedini's essay, watch the panel discussion and make your own comments.
VIDEO PODCAST: Women Composers - Our special hour-long illustrated feature on women composers includes contributions from Diana Ambache, Gail Wein, Hilary Tann, Natalie Artemas-Polak and Victoria Bond.
Eric Pettine earned a Bachelor's Degree in Music Education from Rhode Island College and a Master of Music Degree from the University of Rhode Island. He lives with his family in Rhode Island, where he has been a full-time music educator for over twenty years.
As a professional trombonist he has performed with the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra and Brass Quintet, The American Band of R I, Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus Band, Ice Capades, Capitol Records recording artists 'Tavares', Bel Canto Opera Company and Theatre-By-The-Sea, among others.