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 has previously taught i the Curb College of Entertainment & Music Business at Belmont University in Nashville.
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".
His setting of the Lord's Prayer ("Our Father in Heaven") is gaining acceptance in churches across the country and is included in the 2018 GIA ecumenical African-American hymnal "One Lord, One Father, One Baptism." His setting of the "Agnus Dei" was recorded by BeBo Norman. 4 of his compositions are included in the 2006 "Hymns for a Pilgram People, published by GIA ("At the Name of Jesus" BELLE RIVE, "When Jesus Died to Save Us" CEDAR LANE, "Our Father in Heaven" and "Glory to the Father, " his setting of the Gloria Patri.
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. 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). In addition to his work in music, Eric is a REALTOR® in Nashville, TN.