St. Helens Vocal Music Department

Phone: 503-366-7463


Degrees and Certifications:

Mr. Eric Stearns

GRAMMY™ Nominated Music Educator Eric Stearns is thrilled to be at St. Helens High School!  A graduate of PSU, GFU, and WOU, he holds a Bachelor's degree in Vocal Performance, a Masters of Music in Conducting, and a Master of Arts in Music Education, and is currently pursuing a Doctorate of Musical Arts at Boston University.

He has been a professional musician for almost 20 years, starting with the musical he penned entitled, "Celebration of the Century", which toured the US and Canada for almost 4 years.  He has toured extensively all over the world as a singer and conductor and is honored to be able to bring that experience into the choral classroom.  

He has taught students of all ages, from youth choruses to post-secondary as well as at the professional level, and brings a pedagogical approach to the classroom that helps musicians of all levels grow and succeed.

  • Currently, all Oregon schools are working through Distance Learning during the COVID-19 crisis. Mr. Stearns has office hours from 1:00-3:00 pm, M-F.

    Please see the website below for up to date calendar information, as well as class-specific content.