Eric Wyse is an accomplished keyboardist, songwriter, church musician, and record producer. Currently organist at First Presbyterian Church of Columbia, Tennessee (PC-USA), he previously served as Pastoral Associate for Music & Worship at St. John's Anglican Church in Franklin, Tennessee. From 1993 to 2001, Eric was Organist St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church in Nashville; in 2001 he was named Director of Music, continuing until July 2013. From August 2013 - July 2014, Eric was Director of Music & Worship/Organist at St. Michael's Church (Anglican) in Charleston, SC. He is also an adjunct instructor in the Curb College of Entertainment & Music Business at Belmont University, Nashville, TN
As a pianist, Eric has recorded the best-selling "Reflections" series of solo piano music for Christian Book Distributors, with sales in excess of 200,000 units. His organ work was featured on the worship project "City on a Hill - Sing Alleluia".
He is the co-writer for the modern hymn, "Wonderful, Merciful Savior," penned in 1989 with his wife, Dawn Rodgers. Recorded by numerous Christian artists including Selah, Michael W. Smith, Phillips Craig & Dean, Kari Jobe, Anthony Evans, Kathy Troccoli, Travis Cottrell, and Clay Cross, the song received a 2002 Gospel Music Association Dove Award nomination for “Inspirational Song of the Year.” It appears in many new hymnals, including Hymns of Grace (Master's Seminary Press, 2016), One Voice Hymnal (One Voice Press, 2016), Rejoice Hymns (Majesty Music, 2011), Songs of Worship and Praise (2010, Taylor Publications), The Baptist Hymnal (2008, LifeWay Worship), Hymns for a Pilgrim People (GIA/NAACC, 2007), and Christian Life Hymnal (Hendrickson, 2006). Other songs written by Eric include "Lamb of God (Angus Dei)" recorded by BeBo Norman and his setting of the Lord's Prayer, "Our Father in Heaven", which is gaining acceptance in churches across the country.
An award-winning producer and consultant in recording and video production, Eric has worked with a variety of artists, including Keith & Kristyn Getty, The Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir, CeCe Winans, Amy Grant, Donnie McClurkin, and Hee Haw’s LuLu Roman. In 2016, he produced orchestra sessions with FILMHarmonique, Prague® for The Texas Tenors "Rise" which debuted in September 2017 on the Billboard Classical Chart at #1. Previously, he produced a critically acclaimed full-length London recording of Handel's Messiah with British conductor John Rutter, featuring The Cambridge Singers & Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Eric is married to Dawn Rodgers and resides in Brentwood, Tennessee. They have two adult children. A native of Brattleboro, Vermont, Eric studied piano, organ, and church music at Cedarville University (Ohio), completing his undergraduate studies at Belmont University (Nashville) with a BS in Liberal Studies. He holds a Master of Church Music from Lee University (Cleveland, TN).