The Over Journey was commissioned by San Francisco’s LIEDER ALIVE! as part of Erickson’s 2013-2016 Composer Residency. It was premiered in San Francisco in April 2014 by mezzo-soprano Kindra Scharich, violist Paul Yarbrough, with the composer at the piano. The text is taken from 19th-Century German poet Friedrich von Hardenberg.
Works — Chamber Music
"control of form was strong and original"— Heuwell Tircuit, San Francisco Classical Voice
Self Portrait #43 for two violas and piano was commissioned by the Left Coast Chamber Ensemble. It was premiered November 2005 in the Green Room of Herbst Theater (San Francisco, CA) by the Left Coast Chamber Ensemble. Performers included violists Kurt Rohde, Phylllis Kamrin, and pianist Karen Rosenak.
Toccata for Clarinet & Piano is a seven-minute clarinet & piano duo that was premiered by clarinetist Peter J– and pianist Kristina Groennings in San Francisco, CA in June 2002.
FAITH was commissioned by Santa Clara University. It was premiered April 2008 at the San Jose Mission by pianist Teresa McCollough and members of the ADORNO Ensemble.