Pianist, vocal coach.
Eric Malson is an active soloist, recitalist, and chamber musician whose activities have taken him throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe. As soloist, he has appeared with the Orquestra da Fundação Gulbenkian, Orquestra Metropolitana de Lisboa, North Carolina Symphony, Columbus (Ohio) Symphony, Dayton Philharmonic, Oak Ridge Symphony, and Prince William Symphony orchestras. As a collaborating pianist with the Steans Institute for Young Artists, he has appeared frequently at the Ravinia Festival, as well as the Tanglewood, Norfolk (Conn.), Wexford (Ireland), Caramoor (N.Y.), Scotia (Halifax), Chautauqua, Évora (Portugal), Verso il Millennio (Riva del Garda, Italy), and the Mt. Angel (Oregon) Bach festivals, and has appeared in concert with members of the Hagen, Vogler, Alexander, Lark, Cavani, and Ciompi quartets. Mr. Malson has served as official accompanist for various competitions, including the Eurovision Young Musicians Competition, Carnegie Hall International American Music Competition, and the Metropolitan Opera National Council District Auditions. He has served on the opera faculties of the Juilliard School of Music and the Mannes College of Music, as well as the accompanying and chamber music faculty of the Cleveland Institute of Music. In addition to working with opera companies throughout the U.S. and Europe, he has appeared in concert with sopranos Eva Urbanová, Deborah Voigt, tenors Thomas Studebaker, Lawrence Brownlee and Charles Reid, baritones Laurent Naouri and Christophorèn Nomura, and bass-baritone Alfred Walker among many others.