Inspired by the greats, Erica grew up listening to and imitating Motown legends like Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin, Ella Fitzgerald, The Jackson 5, the list goes on. She spent her junior year abroad studying jazz voice at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music in Australia and has been a featured vocalist at various venues including Lincoln Center, the New Jersey Performing Arts Center, and the Berklee Performance Center.
Erica is a singer with a versatile repertoire from soul/R&B, to contemporary pop, soft rock, jazz, and music theater. Erica has a four octave range and delivers dynamic, emotional, energetic performances whether swooning soft ballads or belt broadway and contemporary pop. In addition to vocals, Erica writes top line melodies and original lyrics. She has an ear for arranging background harmonies and creative rhythms, and provides unique vocal layering. Jazz Vocal Performance at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music in Australia, where she further developed her improvisational techniques such as scatting, ad-libbing, and riffing. She also performed in Brandeis' jazz ensemble as an undergraduate.