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Erin is a current Ph.D candidate in music composition at the University of Pennsylvania, where she studies with James Primosch and Anna Weesner. She previously taught music theory and composition at Temple University in Philadelphia, where she earned both a B.M. in Music Composition and M.M. in Music Composition and Cello Performance. Erin is the Founder and Program Director of the Young Women Composers Camp (YWCC), a two-week summer composition camp for girls ages 14–19 at Temple University that ran for the first time in July 2018. Erin is also an accomplished cellist, and performs with regional ensembles such as Symphony in C, Arcana New Music, the Allentown Symphony, and The Philly Pops. She has studied cello with Jeffrey Solow and Yumi Kendall.

Erin past composition teachers include Maurice Wright, Jan Krzywicki, Cynthia Folio, Adam Vidiksis, and Richard Brodhead. Erin has had her works performed across the United States, Europe, and South America, and her commissioned work Grow for choir and orchestra was recently premiered at the Kimmel Center in Philadelphia.

Erin has participated in several summer festivals, including the European American Music Alliance (EAMA) in Paris, France; the Pierre Monteux School in Hancock, Maine; the American Institute of Musical Studies (AIMS) in Graz, Austria; the YOA Youth Orchestra of the Americas Nordic-Baltic tour; and the Festival Napa Valley. She recently graduated from the 2018 YOA Global Leaders Program, a nine-month certificate program in Civic Leadership, Teaching Artistry, Cultural Agency, and Social Entrepreneurship that included on-site program involvement in southern Chile and Belize.