E d u c a t i o n

In Progress: National Board Teacher Certification


Master of Arts in Ethnomusicology '11

University of Maryland, College Park

Master's Thesis: Participatory Music Making and Affinity in Washington, DC Irish Sessions


Honors Bachelor of Music in Music Education '08

University of Delaware

Concentration: Strings and Piano

Minor: Applied Piano



Erin teaches private lessons for violin, viola, piano, and hammered dulcimer in Alexandria, VA, and she teaches elementary band and orchestra in Alexandria City Public Schools. She is a proponent of Music Learning Theory (MLT). For more about MLT, visit the website for the Gordon Institute for Music Learning.