Instructor profile

Eric Clancy



What do you love about music?

Music is it’s own language and it transcends speech as one of the most fundamental ways humans can relate and communicate.

Who is your favorite artist?

Cory Henry

What are your top 5 desert island albums?

How to Survive on a Deserted Island (Prepare to Survive) - Tim O'Shei
Island in the Sun - Bob Marley
Island Records - U2
Island Girl - Elton John
Islands in the Sky - Spyro Gyra

Do you play in a band or currently perform?

Eric currently plays with the Mark Maxwell Sax Experience, Andy Pauquette Blues Trio, Todd Harrold Band, and Bob Bailey Trio.


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Eric began playing piano at the age of five. By his late teens, he was already working part time as a musician. He continued his jazz and classical studies with various teachers while also gigging solo and recording with a number of bands in the Northern Indiana and Chicago regions where he has been playing professionally for over 23 years. Eric is a current adjunct professor of Jazz Theory at Huntington University, and can teach a wide variety of styles, including:  Classics, pop, country, Jazz, R&B, soul, Blues, Christian Worship, video game music, Rock and Roll. He has written his own piano method for Sweetwater’s Adult Beginner Boot Camp Program where over 130 adults have learned to play and enjoy the piano.