Eric Schultz is currently in the final year of his doctoral studies at Stony Brook University under the guidance of Alan Kay (Juilliard, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra). He is an award-winning clarinetist, including the prestigious Rislov Foundation career grant for excellence in classical music. Eric spent this past summer in Salzburg, Austria performing with the Mozarteum Summer Orchestra and working with Andreas Schablas of the Bavarian State Orchestra and Opera. During the summer recital series, he was the only American, and the only clarinetist, chosen as a prize winner for his performance of Martinů’s Sonatina. Eric is currently serving on the faculty at East Stroudsburg University.