Eran Egozy, clarinet

Egozy, Eran

Eran Egozy, clarinet, hailed as “sensitive and energetic” (Boston Musical Intelligencer), is a musician, entrepreneur, and educator. He is the co-founder and Chief Scientist of Harmonix Music Systems, which developed Guitar Hero, Rock Band, The Beatles: Rock Band, and Dance Central. Eran and his business partner are recipients of the Time 100, Fortune Magazine’s “40 under 40” award, and USA Network’s “Character Approved” award. Eran is currently Professor of the Practice in Music Technology at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he teaches and conducts research on new forms of interactive computer music systems. He holds degrees in electrical engineering and music from MIT and studied clarinet with Jonathan Cohler and William Wrzesien at New England Conservatory. He has performed as soloist with the MIT Symphony Orchestra and has appeared with Emmanuel Music, A Far Cry, Winsor Music, and the Worcester Chamber Players.