Erika Friedman holds education and performance degrees from Ithaca College (B.M. in Music Education and Saxophone Performance) and New Jersey City University (M.M. in Multiple Woodwind Performance). Her intensive undergraduate and graduate studies have helped her become a versatile performer, allowing her to excel in a variety of performance settings ranging from classical to commercial music. She particularly loves musical theater and performing in pit orchestras.
Erika has had the pleasure of touring as the Reed player for the National/International Broadway shows of "The Prom," "Kinky Boots," "The Bodyguard," "Annie" and "The Producers”. Her travels have brought her to 49 US states, 7 Canadian provinces and parts of Southeast Asia!
Notable post-tour performing opportunities include subbing Off-Broadway in "Only Gold" and "The Unsinkable Molly Brown" and playing in the 1st Regional production of "The Prom" (WPPAC) and "The Last Days of Summer" (NBPAC). She maintains a private studio in Manhatten teaching woodwind and piano lessons to students of all different ages and expertise.
- Off Broadway
- NYC/Tri-State Area
Interested in touring?
- Instrumentalist/Pit Musician
- THE AMERICAN FEDERATION OF MUSICIANS (AFM)