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Erika Ito

Erika Ito

  • She/Her
  • Biography

    ​Erika Ito is a Japanese composer, orchestrator, and sound designer.
    As a child, Erika loved the music of composer Alan Menken and started composing music at the age of 13. She studied film scoring at Berklee College of Music in Boston and received the Michael Kamen Award for her film scoring works. After graduation, she worked as an orchestrator/pianist/musical director for various musical theater and film productions in New York City and South Korea. Erika moved to the Netherlands to obtain a Master’s Degree in Music from Conservatorium van Amsterdam where she collaborated with local Dutch filmmakers on several documentaries and fiction films.
    Currently, she is based in Tokyo, and composing for TV shows, commercials, films, musical theater, and video games including the PS4 game “Let It Die” which surpassed 5 million downloads worldwide. She is occasionally traveling around the world to work on interesting music projects.

    Professional Experience

    • Off Broadway
    • Concerts/Cabaret
    • TV/Film

    Regions

    • LA/Southern California
    • Other Countries

    Interested in touring?

    • Yes

    Maestra Expertise

    • Theatrical Composer (Music only)
    • Orchestrator
    • Sound Designer/Composer

    My Primary Instrument

    • Piano

    My Instruments

    • Piano
    • Synth - keyboards

    Software

    • Finale
    • Logic

    Additional Skills

    • Actor-Musician
    • Home Studio Whiz

    Person of Color?

    • Yes