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Erin Wood

Lecturer in Harp
785-760-2973
Murphy Hall, Rm. 119

Harpist Erin Wood joined the faculty of University of Kansas in 2011, having previously taught at University of Nevada Reno, Indiana University Southeast, and the Arts Institute in New Albany Indiana. Erin is an active and versatile musician, performing regularly with orchestras, choirs, and chamber ensembles throughout the region. She has served as the principal harpist of the Reno Chamber Orchestra and the Utah Festival Opera. Notable performances include the Seventh World Harp Congress in Prague, American Harp Society Summer Institute in Los Angeles and a world-premiere of Atomes Trilogy by Martha Sullivan with the group Bella Voce in Reno. She has earned prizes in competition from organizations such as the American Harp Society and National Society of Arts and Letters. Erin studied with world renowned harpist, Susann McDonald at Indiana University where she earned Bachelor and Master of Music degrees in Harp Performance as well as being awarded the Performer's Certificate.


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