Wyoming Arts Council

Sheridan College instructor wins ARTCORE New Music Competition

News from SheridanMedia.com:

Sheridan College music instructor Dr. Christian Erickson recently won the 2014 ARTCORE New Music Competition.

His quartet for strings will be the centerpiece of a recital by Christine Dunbar, the principal cellist with the Wyoming Symphony. The premiere is scheduled for April 19 of next year at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Casper.

The dean of arts and humanities at Sheridan College called Erickson an accomplished composer in the professional ranks who’s provided outstanding leadership in their music programs. Erickson teaches courses in music theory, composition and music technology at the college.

According to the college release, ARTCORE is an arts advocacy organization in Casper that sponsors a wide variety of performing arts events. The organization holds an annual competition to find serious composers in the state and give exposure to musical works of merit.

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