Interview with Erica Snowden-Rodríguez, Akron, Ohio

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Erica Snowden-Rodríguez
Erica Snowden-Rodríguez (Akron, Ohio) 

Since moving to Ohio in 2005, Erica has led an active career as a performer and teaching artist in the region of Northeast Ohio. In addition to the Akron Symphony Orchestra, they are the principal cellist of the Erie Philharmonic and former principal cellist of the Canton Symphony. They perform in a variety of chamber music and recital settings within the community and abroad. Erica has toured nationally with Sphinx Virtuosi, a chamber orchestra comprised of the nation’s top Latinx and African-American string players, and has appeared as a performer and lecturer at many of Cleveland’s cultural and medical centers, including the Cleveland Museum of Art, Mixon Hall, and the Cleveland Clinic. In addition to an active performance career, Erica is a music educator, having served on the faculty at The University of Akron School of Music from 2013-14 and at the Cleveland State University Department of Music from 2014-16. 

Interviewed by Tamar Sella, 09/14/2020.
Tamar Sella
Music; United States; Covid-19 Pandemic
Akron, Ohio
Musicians in America during the Covid-19 Pandemic
Society for Ethnomusicology

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