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Mrs. Erickson

Professional Musician, Teacher & Entertainer

Objective

With a piano degree from the Music Conservatory of Biola University [recently ranked by The Princeton Review as one of the best colleges in the West], Mrs. Erickson offers her extensive music theory training, her vast and varied performance and recording experience as a pianist and singer, her skilled piano teaching techniques, and her honed musical giftedness and inborn musical passions to meet your needs, whether they be for media arts/promotional/marketing recording; for special events (society/club/organization, business, or personal); for protégé training/lessons; for collaborative efforts (scores, performances, advertisements, fundraising); or for any number of entertainment or instructional needs.    

Summary

Born to make music and a natural-born, engaging performer, with an educational background in classical music and several years of experience as a recorded composer and performer, Mrs. Erickson’s background includes:

            •           Classical training/teaching (successfully completed all levels of music theory training at an esteemed music conservatory; teaching references available upon request)

            •           Composing [self-composing (both score and lyrics) and orchestration composition] / producing/mixing/collaborating (adept at Propellerhead Reason 6.5 Music Program)

            •           Performing (in numerous venues)

Accomplishments

            •           Carole King Performance at The Smith Center, Las Vegas

            •           Sang with a collegiate choir at Carnegie Hall

            •           Earned superior ratings in both music theory and performance in the annual series of classical tests administered by the MTNA (Music Teachers National Association)

            •           Successfully completed all jury-graded performances required for the achievement of a piano degree from a respected music conservatory

            •           Recorded four albums 

            •           Trained over a hundred students in music theory, piano performance, and vocal performance (with students attaining extensive progress)

Representative Performances

            •           Colleges (Biola Music Conservatory, The Master’s College, University of Nevada Las Vegas)

            •           Carnegie Hall

            •           Churches [Central Church, Calvary Chapel Green Valley, and regularly at Paradise Calvary Chapel]

            •           Songwriter Showcases [such as at The Smith Center]

            •           Societies [such as the Make-A-Wish foundation and the Society of American Military Engineers] 

            •           Clubs [such as the Las Vegas Country Club]

            •           Sports [such as rodeos, singing the Star-Spangled Banner while on horse, carrying the American flag]

            •           Venues [such as The Smith Center, Italian American Club, The Walnut Room in Denver et al.]

            •           Events [such as weddings, funerals, and restaurants]

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