Eric Funk is an American contemporary classical composer and conductor residing in Bozeman, Montana, where he teaches music courses at Montana State University. From 1994-2002, Eric was conductor of the Helena Symphony Orchestra in Helena, Montana. From 1994-1999, he was also the conductor of the Gallatin Chamber Orchestra in Bozeman, Montana. Eric also serves as artistic director for 11th & Grant with Eric Funk, an Emmy Award winning show broadcast on Montana PBS featuring regional musicians.
In high school, Eric and Philip lived in neighboring towns on Montana’s Hi Line. They kept track of one another through festivals and regional competitions, and have stayed in touch through their careers, talking about their shared love of music and Montana. Now we get to listen in on one of these conversations.
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