Eric Millstein is a percussionist with the Lyric Opera of Chicago, principal percussionist and assistant timpanist of the
Grant Park Orchestra, and a frequent extra player with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Eric has taught at DePaul
University since 2004, and he joined the faculty of the Curtis Institute of Music in 2014.
Eric earned a Bachelor of Music from the New England Conservatory and a Master of Music from Temple University.
He also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in philosophy from Tufts University. His principal teachers were Nora Davenport, Will Hudgins, and Alan Abel.