Eric Pettine earned a Bachelor's Degree in Music Education from Rhode Island College and a Master of Music Degree from the University of Rhode Island. He lives with his family in Rhode Island, where he has been a full-time music educator for over twenty years.
As a professional trombonist he has performed with the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra and Brass Quintet, The American Band of R I, Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus Band, Ice Capades, Capitol Records recording artists 'Tavares', Bel Canto Opera Company and Theatre-By-The-Sea, among others.
He has had articles published in RIMER (Rhode Island Music Educators Review), Music & Vision, All About Jazz and American Chronicle.
Music & Vision articles by Eric Pettine
Eric Pettine postulates 'No Shortage of Melodies Anytime Soon', and offers some real hope for cynical musicians who think they've heard it all