Eric Lamb

Flute (Classical Music)


  • Konzertexamen (Hochschule für Musik und darstellende Kunst Frankfurt am Main)
  • Diplom (Hochschule für Musik und darstellende Kunst Frankfurt am Main)
  • Bachelor of Music (Oberlin Conservatory of Music)


  • Scuola di Musica Fiesole (studies with Chiara Tonelli)
  • Hochschule für Musik Frankfurt am Main (studies with Thaddeus Watson)
  • Oberlin Conservatory of Music (studies with Michel Debost)

Prizes & Awards

  • Millennium Young Artists’ Award from the James Tatum Foundation of the Arts
  • National John Philip Sousa Award
  • Dean’s Talent Scholarship from Oberlin College
  • 2004 First Prize, Polytechnische Gesellschaft Chamber Music Competition
  • 2006 First Prize, Lenzewski Music Competition
  • 2006 First Prize, German Academic Exchange Performing Arts Competition
  • 2006 DAAD Prize of the Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst Frankfurt

Teaching Experience

  • Lecturer of Music, University of Auckland
  • Teacher, Pettman National Junior Academy, Auckland/New Zealand
  • Masterclasses and seminars, including:
    • University of Music and Arts, Bratislava
    • Goldsmith, University of London
    • Universidade Federal do Paraná
    • State University, Sao Paulo/Brazil
    • International Flute Masterclass Stockholm
    • Encontro Flauta Transversal, Lissabon
    • Bucharest Flute Festival
  • Jury Member of competitions, including
    • National Flute Association Young Artists Competition
    • Varaždin International Woodwind & Brass Competition
    • Serbian ‘Anton Eberst’ International Flute Competition

Selected Performances

  • 2008-2014: Core member, International Contempory Ensemble (ICE). More than 200 world premieres of composers such as Michel van der Aa, John Adams, Marc-Andres Dalbavie, Reinbert de Leeuw, George Lewis, Nico Muhly, Matthias Pintscher or Kaija Saariaho.
  • since 2014: Founding member of ensemble paladino
  • Concerto soloist with ensembles and orchestras such as
    • International Contemporary Ensemble
    • Quasars Ensemble
    • Ensemble Kontrapunkte
    • Ensemble reconsil vienna
    • Michigan Philharmonic Orchestra
    • Chicago Composers' Orchestra
    • Die Kölner Akademie
  • Solo recitals include venues such as
    • Villa Medici, Rome/Italy
    • Melbourne Recital Centre, Melbourne/Australia
    • Splendor, Amsterdam/Netherlands
    • Sala do Conservatorio, Sao Paolo/Brazil

Selected Discography

  • Ries: Flute Trio (Naxos, 2019)
  • Bach: (re)inventions, Vol. 2 (paladino music, 2019)
  • Quantz: Four Flute Concertos (Hänssler, 2018)
  • ICONS. Works for solo flute (Orlando Records, 2017)
  • Schubert: Notturno, D96 (paladino music, 2015)
  • Mozart: (re)inventions (paladino music, 2015)
  • Quantz: Solo Flute Music (paladino music, 2015)
  • Bach: (re)inventions, Vol. 1 (paladino music, 2013)


  • Bach (arr. Lamb): Twelve Three-Part Sinfonias for flute, viola and cello (paladino editions)
  • Bach (arr. Lamb): Twelve Two-Part Inventions for flute and cello (paladino editions)
  • Mozart (arr. Lamb & Rummel): Duos K 423 & 424 for flute and cello (paladino editions)
  • Quantz: Eight Caprices and other solo flute pieces (paladino editions)
  • Tromlitz: Six Partitas (paladino editions)