Erika M. Thomas is a classically trained graduate in Fine and Performing Arts of the Dana School of Music, Youngstown State University in Youngstown, Ohio. She has been a soloist and ensemble member for The Dana Chorale, Madrigals and University Chorus of YSU, placing with high ratings and reviews in state and district competitions.
Erika has also composed, performed and operated sound for the original musical score of The Illusion. Erika’s recent endeavors have included writing and performing in the band LittleVoice, releasing three EP’s and two full-length LP’s recognized by Indy’s Intake Weekly, Nuvo and Indianapolis Monthly. Also having performed as Jeff Buckley in a Grace album tribute, she had the pleasure of recording a lead vocal in a contemporary Madrigal piece for Indiana’s Bicentennial celebration.
Ms. Thomas, having been no stranger to teaching Classical and Pop Music, is currently pursuing a Master’s Degree in Music Therapy and is excited to be instructing students at Sam Ash Music!