Eric Waters graduated from George Mason University, receiving a Bachelor of Music Degree with a concentration in Classical Guitar Performance.
Since 1972, he has performed professionally on electric, classical and steel-string acoustic guitars. He has toured extensively in over two-thirds of the United States and portions of Canada.
His performing experiences range from working with such notables as the legendary Chuck Berry to classical master classes with Brazilian guitar virtuoso Carlos Barbosa-Lima. He has performed for such eminent figures as U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Conner and Queen Beatrix of The Netherlands.
Mr. Waters’ compositions have received prizes in regional and national competitions resulting in invitations to serve as a judge in The Mid-Atlantic Song Contests.
Selected by the Virginia Commission for the Arts, he has been included among the candidates for the Virginia State Community College Artist Residency Program.
He has contributed as an author to Guitar Player Magazine and made appearances on local radio and television.
For 16 years he served as an Instructor of Guitar in the Music Department of The George Washington University.
Eric Waters is published by Mel Bay Publications.
Classical Guitar Magazine (United Kingdom)
has described his work as “scholarly”.