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Eric was raised in the city of Philadelphia. It was at the age of 12, without prior instruction, that Eric began to play the piano and write songs. Seeing this talent Eric was immediately enrolled into music school to take piano lessons. At his local church Eric eventually became the assistant youth choir director and a worship leader. As a songwriter, Eric has shared his music with local artists and has had one of his songs recorded by a local gospel artist.
In 2002, Eric enrolled in Millersville University of Pennsylvania as a music major with voice as his primary instrument. Eric quickly became the choral director for the university's Gospel Choir. This afforded him the opportunity to arrange a contemporary version of the school's Alma Mata which he still leads the choir in to this day. During college Eric also began conducting music workshops, and providing private vocal lessons.
After graduating from Millersville University in 2007 Eric returned to his local church as the Minister of Minister and lead Worship Leader. He established the E-Bernard's Music House, which served as his private vocal school from 2010 -2013. In 2013 Eric became a local Christian/Gospel artist by launching Levite21, a praise and worship ensemble. Levite21 released their first single "Peace & Joy" in December 2013. Eric currently lives in Blue Springs, MO and serves as the Worship Pastor for Bethel Family Worship Center in Kansas City, MO.
Eric is married to his college sweetheart and has 4 small children.