MUSIC PRODUCER &
SENIOR-LEVEL ARTS ADMINISTRATOR
Eric Oberstein is a GRAMMY and Latin GRAMMY-winning producer, arts administrator, musician, educator, and consultant.
Eric serves as Associate Director of Duke Performances, the professional performing arts presenting organization at his alma mater, Duke University.
Eric is collaborating with Cuban drummer, composer, educator, and MacArthur Fellow Dafnis Prieto on the Dafnis Prieto Big Band, serving as Producer on a debut album, Back to the Sunset, released April 6, 2018 on Prieto’s label, Dafnison Music.
WATCH: THE MAKING OF BACK TO THE SUNSET
Eric is an accomplished music producer and project manager, having worked with artists including the Dafnis Prieto Big Band, Arturo O'Farrill & the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra, and Bombadil.
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Eric is proud to be teaching a new course for Duke undergrads in Spring 2018, Introduction to Performing Arts Management & Entrepreneurship, a collaboration with Duke Performances, Duke Innovation & Entrepreneurship, and Duke Arts.
In April 2018, Eric was fortunate to welcome Deborah Rutter, President of the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC, as a guest speaker to his course. Duke Arts covered Rutter's visit and the course in a story, "Training the Next Generation of Arts Leaders," HERE.
Photos (top to bottom) by Alex Boerner, Henry Lopez, David Garten & Alex Boerner.