Eric Taylor studied at Virginia Commonwealth University and transitioned from Cello to his true passion and God-given gift…violin performance. Eric is world-traveled and is establishing new plateaus in violin performance and in Gospel music. His music ministry and energetic performance penetrates the heart and has been described as soulful, uplifting, refreshing, inspiring, and anointed.
Eric has been honored with numerous prestigious awards during his musical career. He has performed for government agencies such as the Pentagon, U.S. Dept. of Defense, the Drug Enforcement Administration, Governmental Awards Ceremonies, and has traveled abroad for our Military Armed Forces in Germany, France, and surrounding areas. Eric’s next upcoming tour abroad will be in Mexico and Trinidad & Tobago.
Eric was recently featured LIVE on the Word Network with Dr. Jamal Bryant and Pastor Hezekiah Walker. He has also been featured on the 700 Club, Turning Point, and Good Morning America respectively. Eric is well sought after by several national sororities, fraternities, universities, churches, and civic organizations. He is a former musical guest for the American Cancer Society Wellness Tour, the St. Jude Foundation, the Arizona Music Festival, and the CIAA Basketball Tournaments.
Kirk Franklin, Ramsey Lewis, Vickie Winans, Shirley Murdock, Kim Burrell, Johnathan Nelson, Beverly Crawford, and the late Nancy Wilson are just a few of the Gospel and Jazz artists with whom Eric has shared the stage.
Eric has released four CDs entitled ‘Reflections’, ‘HeartStrings’, ‘Free’, ‘The Best Gift of All (a Christmas Cd), and his fifth CD is due to release in April of 2020.
On a personal note, Eric is married to his sweetheart and best friend, Angela. They both attend and are active members of Calvary Revival Church in Norfolk, VA where Dr. B. Courtney McBath is their pastor. They have a blended family of four children.