Eric Monson (USA/HK)
Eric Monson is a 4th generation professional musician. Growing up under the direction of his father, a well-respected choral conductor in the USA, Eric has been performing around the world for over 25 years. He has been fortunate to work with several Grammy and Tony award winners throughout his performance career and maintains a steady schedule of performing, conducting and teaching. His first professional a cappella group, Water Street Junction, won the first ever International Collegiate Barbershop Quartet competition in 1992. Afterwards they went on to perform for a season at Europe’s largest revue theater, the Fredrichstadtpalast, in Berlin, Germany. In 1998, after several years of producing choir festivals at Disney Parks and in cities around the world, Eric decided to form Metro Vocal Group. Metro Vocal Group been performing around the world ever since, receiving over 25 million views on various online platforms, and are known for their ability to sing in both Cantonese and Mandarin. In 2008, Eric started his own company, the American Vocal Studio (AVS) in Hong Kong, of which the members of Metro Vocal Gropu are faculty and teach private voice lessons.