Eric Hoeprich


For more than 25 years, Eric Hoeprich has specialized in performing on historical clarinet music from the baroque to the late romantic era. He has an honors degree in philosophy from Harvard University and a performance diploma from the Royal Conservatory of Music in the Hague.

Hoeprich is currently on the faculties of the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique, Paris; Royal Conservatory of Music, the Hague; and Indiana University, Bloomington. He has performed as a soloist under such conductors as Nicholas McGegan, Frans Bruggen, Roger Norrington, Christopher Hogwood, Philippe Herreweghe, Michael Willens, and Jos van Immerseel.

In the 1980s, he founded the wind ensembles NACHTMUSIQUE and the Stadler Trio (three basset horns), which have toured around the world. His dozens of recordings are available on labels that include Deutsche Grammophon, Philips, EMI, SONY, Harmonia Mundi, Glossa, and Decca.