Eric joined FAME as music advisor on the 2019 FAME Jazz Band CD, Yesterday Is Today. Later he served as an instructor in the Instrument Intensive Summer Program at the University of Maryland College Park. Currently, Eric serves as the trumpet instructor for the FAME Jazz Band Program.
Eric taught trumpet at Morgan State University and The District of Columbia Youth Orchestra.
He also served as band director and trumpet instructor at the Duke Ellington School of The Arts in Washington, DC. Currently, Mr. McMillan is a music teacher in the DC Public School System.
Eric graduated from Howard University with a B.M. in Music Education and a M.M in Trumpet Performance.