Erin Wind

Erin Wind is native of Richmond, Virginia who holds a Bachelor of Music in Music Education (choral) from Longwood University and a Master of Music in Vocal Performance from the University of Northern Iowa. During her school years Erin performed in the Camarata Singers and Chamber Singers at Longwood University, as well as the Concert Chorale and Cantorei at the University of Northern Iowa.

Since her graduation Erin has been active in the classical music community in Richmond where she currently resides. She has performed with local groups including Capitol Opera Richmond and was also a member of the Richmond Symphony Chorus. As a soloist, Erin appeared with the Northern Neck Orchestra in their performance of Gustav Maher’s Songs of a Wayfarer as well as with the Minnesota State Band performing the fourth movement of Gustav Mahler’s 4th Symphony. Currently, in addition to directing the Richmond Women’s Chorus, Erin is a member of the Piedmont Singers, is an alto section leader with Second Presbyterian Church, and is an active singer-songwriter and guitarist.

Education
Master of Music, Voice Performance; University of Northern Iowa, 2013
Bachelor of Music, Education (choral); Longwood University, 2010
Conducting Experience
2010 – Student Teaching, Powhatan High School
Director of Chamber Choir, Beginning Choir, and Show Choir

Choral Singing Experience
2013-Present Richmond Symphony Chorus
Alto Section Leader
2015-Present Second Presbyterian; Richmond, Virginia
2012-2013 Cedar Heights Presbyterian; Cedar Falls, Iowa
2010-2011 Grace and Holy Episcopal; Petersburg, Virginia
2008-2010 First Presbyterian; Farmville, Virginia
University of Northern Iowa
2012-2013 Cantorei
2011-2013 UNI Opera Chorus
2011-2013 Concert Chorale
Longwood University
2007-2010 Camerata Singers
2006-2008 Chamber Singers

Teaching Experience
2013-2015 – Adjunct Instructor, Southside Virginia Community College

Music 121: Music Appreciation