Erin Dunning, saxophone, ClarineT & flute

Erin Dunning has played clarinet since the age of 11, performing with the Auburn Youth Symphony, Sierra Nevada Winds Orchestra and Sierra College Wind Ensemble while still in high school as well as 3 years as a member of the California Music Educators Association All-State Honor band and as the winner of the Sacramento Valley Concert Band Association’s Concerto Competition.

Erin continued her studies in Clarinet Performance and Music Education with Dr. Kenneth Ayoob at Humboldt State University.  (In addition to clarinet, she studied saxophone with Virginia Ryder and flute with Nina Haedrich.) While living on the north coast, Erin was a member of the Eureka Symphony as well as multiple University ensembles and chamber groups.  She also was a regular in the pit orchestra for the Humboldt Light Opera Company.

Erin played 7 seasons with Symphony of the Redwoods in Fort Bragg under the direction of Alan Pollack.  After moving to the San Francisco Bay Area, she has performed with the Bay Area Rainbow Symphony, Silicon Valley Symphony and College of San Mateo Wind Ensemble.
Erin has been teaching for over 15 years, and loves working with students of all ages and abilities.