Erin has established herselt as one of the leading freelancers in Canada. She has performed with the Toronto, Calgary, Edmonton, Victoria, and Winnipeg Symphonies, and currently performs regularly with the Vancouver Symphony and Theatre Calgary.
Also an avid chamber musician and soloist, Erin was selected as a Houston Da Camera Society Fellow last year, and has performed with Project Muse, and the Prevailing Winds Quintet in Calgary. Erin has also performed numerous solo recitals in Detroit, Bloomington, Cincinnati, and Houston, and is the founding member of the New Music Collective, a contemporary music ensemble based in Windsor/Detroit.
In addition, Erin was the 2nd/Eb clarinet fellow at the Aspen Music Festival for several years, and also attended the National Repertory Orchestra in Breckenridge, CO. This summer she was selected as a Fellow for the Tanglewood Music Centre in Boston.
Erin studied with Ted Oien at Wayne State University (BM) in Detroit, and Richie Hawley at Rice University's Shepherd School of Music (MM). Her orchestral career has included performances under conductors such as Bramwell Tovey, David Zinman, Peter Oundjian, Christian Arming, Marin Alsop, Robert Spano, Andrew Litton, and Larry Rachleff.
Erin also studied Music Theory at the graduate level at Indiana University, and was an Associate Instructor of Music Theory at the Jacobs School of Music. Her duties included teaching ear training and music theory to undergraduate performance majors.
During her spare time, Erin volunteers for MusAid, a non-profit organization that collects musical instruments and materials for donation to music schools around the world. Recent donations have gone to L'Ecole Ste. Trinite in Port-au-Prince in Haiti, the Afghanistan National Institute of Music, the National Conservatory of Kyrgyzstan, and the Gitameit Music Center in Burma. Currently, MusAid is taking donations for music schools in El Salvador and Nicaragua for the Orquesta Juvenil Centroamericana (OJCA). Please contact her for more information on how to help, and with any materials you may have to spare.