Eric Dudley leads a multi-faceted musical career as a conductor, singer, pianist and composer. Following distinguished tenures as assistant conductor for the Cincinnati and Princeton symphony orchestras, his recent conducting engagements include New York’s International Contemporary Ensemble, Ojai Festival, the National Symphony Orchestra, Hartford Symphony Orchestra (CT), Ensemble Signal and TENET Ensemble (NY), and the Bendigo Festival and Melbourne International Arts Festival in Australia. He served for four years on the conducting faculty of Mannes College/The New School for Music in New York, and begins a new assignment as Music Director of the San Francisco Conservatory Orchestra in the 2016/17 season. As a member of the acclaimed Choir of Trinity Wall Street for eight years, he conducted the choir in concert and performed as a pianist and harpsichordist on Trinity's chamber music series. He is a member of the Grammy Award-winning vocal octet Roomful of Teeth, a performer with Seraphic Fire, Ekmeles, and several other ensembles, and has written works for Roomful of Teeth, Quey Percussion and the Hartford Symphony Orchestra. He holds a Bachelor's degree in composition from the Eastman School of Music, and Master's and Doctoral degrees in conducting from Yale.