Flutist Eric Lamb is in demand internationally as a soloist, recitalist, concert curator and chamber musician. In 2013, Eric left his post as a core member of the New York/Chicago based International Contemporary Ensemble - ICE to pursue a career as soloist and chamber musician. Eric is a member of Ensemble Reconsil (Vienna), performs regularly with Orchester Wiener Akademie, is principal flutist of the Chineke! Orchestra London (Associate Orchestra of the Southbank Centre) and co-artistic director of ensemble paladino.
In the last decade, Eric has premiered more than 200 works and has worked closely with composers John Adams, Kaija Saariaho, George Lewis, Marc-Andres Dalbavie, HK Gruber, Matthias Pintscher, Reinbert de Leeuw, Michel van der Aa, Nico Muhly, Ben Foskett and conductors like Sakari Oramo, Franz Welser-Möst, Vladamir Ashkenazy, Ludovic Morlot, Pablo Heras-Casado, Steve Schick, Susanna Mälkki and Pierre Laurent-Aimard.
Among many other projects, presently Eric is working in close collaboration with the Stockhausen Stiftung and the Theater Basel to re-create the role of Luzifer in Stockhausen's opera 'Donnerstag aus Licht'.
Eric completed his musical studies at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music where he was a student of Michel Debost and studied chamber music with Kathleen Chastain. He then completed his studies at the Hochschule für Musik Frankfurt am Main with Thaddeus Watson (Diploma and Concert Soloist Diploma) and later at the Sculoa di Musica di Fiesole, Italy (Diploma) with Chiara Tonelli . He studies baroque flute with Sally Tibbles and was heavily influenced by Irena Grafenauer (Salzburg), Robert Langevin (New York) and Viçens Prats (Paris).