Eric Oberstein(Associate Director, Duke Performances) is a GRAMMY and Latin GRAMMY-winning producer, arts administrator, musician, educator, and consultant. Eric currently serves as Associate Director of Duke Performances, the professional performing arts presenting organization at his alma mater, Duke University. Oberstein authored a chapter on the topic of the Creative Campus and university arts engagement, which appears in the acclaimed anthology 20UNDER40: Re-Inventing the Arts and Arts Education for the 21st Century.
Prior to returning to Duke, Oberstein served as Executive Director of the Afro Latin Jazz Alliance, the New York-based non-profit that supports the GRAMMY-winning Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra (ALJO), directed by Arturo O’Farrill. Oberstein has previously produced six albums with Arturo O’Farrill, ranging from solo piano to big bands, earning multiple GRAMMY and Latin GRAMMY Awards and nominations. He holds Master’s degrees in Arts Administration and Arts in Education from Columbia University and Harvard University, respectively.