Erin Wood is an active and versatile musician, performing regularly with orchestras, choirs, and chamber ensembles throughout the Kansas region. She currently teaches at University of Kansas, Washburn University, and Baker University and also maintains a private studio.
Previously, Erin taught at University of Nevada Reno, Indiana University Southeast, and the Arts Institute in New Albany Indiana. She has served as the principal harpist of the Reno Chamber Orchestra and the Utah Festival Opera. Select past performances include the Seventh World Harp Congress in Prague, the winner’s recital at the American Harp Society Summer Institute in Los Angeles, featured recitalist for the Kansas City Harp Days, Pittsburg Chamber Music Festival, and a solo/chamber recital at the American Harp Society National Conference in New Orleans.
Erin currently serves on the American Harp Society Board of Directors as the Midwest Regional Director and the Vice President of the Lyra Chapter. As a Governor’s Scholar recipient, Erin attended Interlochen Arts camp on a full scholarship where she played with artists such as Yo-Yo Ma and Neemi Järvi. She is a prize winner in multiple competitions including the Prix Renié and the National Society of Arts and Letters. Erin studied with 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.