Carolina Eyck Explains Theremin Playing Technique

In this series of videos, thereminist Carolina Eyck shares her approach to theremin performance, covering tuning, technique, phrasing, vibrato and more. 

Eyck is one of the world’s foremost thereminists, having performed in Germany, Poland, the Czech Republic, Luxembourg, Sweden, Finland, Great Britain, Italy, Switzerland, Austria, Japan, Mexico, Portugal, Hungary, Pakistan, Turkey and the United States.

She has collaborated with Heinz Holliger, Robert Kolinsky, Gerhard Oppitz, Andrey Boreyko, Michael Sanderling, Gürer Aykal, John Storgårds, the Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Bern Symphony Orchestra, the Essen Philharmonic Orchestra, the Brandenburg State Orchestra, the Stuttgart Philharmonic Orchestra, the Lapland Chamber Orchestra, the Heidelberg Symphonic Orchestra and the Mozarteum Orchestra Salzburg. She was guest musician of the Hamburg Ballet performing “The Little Mermaid” by Lera Auerbach in Japan and San Francisco (USA). In 2012, Carolina played the theremin solo at the world premiere of the two symphonies “Mesopotamia” and “Universe” by Fazil Say. Finnish composer Kalevi Aho dedicated a theremin concert to Carolina which she performed for the first time in October 2012.

She’s also the author of the theremin method book, The Art of Playing the Theremin.

9 thoughts on “Carolina Eyck Explains Theremin Playing Technique

    1. That’s a brilliant introduction, thx for English link!

      Still can’t get my head around the the proportion of work vs amount of notes and timbres, but it’s special alright!

  1. I have no idea what you are saying… but would you marry me?
    A dream lady for the electronic musician. She is drop dead gorgeous, intelligent, sweet and talented.
    One day… one day…. So, I’ll return to my synths for the time being.

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