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Orchestra, Violin

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office. HFAC 1110
Music Department - UW-Superior
Erin Aldridge has won numerous awards as both soloist and chamber musician and has been featured throughout Europe, South America, and the United States. She was a featured soloist at the John Downey Festival in London, performing the world premiere of his Irish Violin Sonata. In Solonsa, Spain she was a guest soloist and chamber musician at the AIMS festival. She has also performed numerous concerts throughout Uruguay as well as throughout the United States with the Dorothea Trio. She is a highly sought-after performer and pedagogue, and has been published in Strings Magazine.

Dr. Aldridge maintains an active performance schedule as a soloist and chamber musician. She has been a soloist with the Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra, the Lake Superior Chamber Orchestra, the Long Prairie Chamber Orchestra, the Mesabi Symphony Orchestra, and the Itasca Symphony Orchestra. She has been a guest artist at the Indiana University Summer Music Festival, Arizona State University, DePaul University Contemporary Concert Series, Madeline Island Music Camp, Ashland Chamber Music Series with Trillium Piano Trio, National String Workshop, "Live at the Chazen" Concert Series, and has been broadcast on National Public Radio, the BBC, Minnesota Public Radio, and Wisconsin Public Radio.

In the Twin Ports area, Dr. Aldridge has received recognition as a prominent artist. In the spring of 2005, she was named concertmaster of the Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra. She was also selected for the "20 under 40? award by the Duluth News Tribune in the fall of 2007, an honor given to 20 professionals who are successful in their chosen fields and role models in the community.

As a conductor, she has directed many ensembles around the state and has been the guest clinician for the UW-Milwaukee High School Honors Orchestra in 2007 and 2008. Under her direction, the University of Wisconsin-Superior Chamber Orchestra has developed a reputation for innovative programming specializing in performance of both traditional and new compositions. The Chamber Orchestra was featured in concert at the 2007 Wisconsin State Music Educators State Conference. In 2005 they presented a concert tour in Brazil and in the spring of 2008 they embarked on a concert tour of China.

Dr. Aldridge attended Indiana University where she received her Bachelor's degree in Violin Performance. She received her Master's degree and Performer's Certificate in Chamber Music Performance from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and was a member of the Leonard Sorkin Institute of Chamber Music under the direction of the Fine Arts Quartet. She continued her studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison where she received her Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Violin Performance. Her primary teachers include Mimi Zweig, Josef Gingold, Nellie Shkolnikova, Rostaslav Dubinsky, Efim Boico, and Vartan Manoogian. Her conducting instructors include Margery Deutsch and David Becker.

In 2003, Dr. Aldridge joined the music faculty at the University of Wisconsin-Superior. She serves as Associate Professor of Violin, Director of Orchestras, and is a member of the faculty piano trio Trillium. She is also the Concertmaster of the Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra and is on the faculty of the Indiana University Summer String Academy.

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UW-Superior Schedule of Classes for Aldridge, Erin R
Fall Semester 2014

Note: Class Schedule information reflects data as of 9/1/14 11:45 AM.

Fall Semester 2014
Class Nbr.Catalog Nbr.Course Title/Course TopicsClass Sect.CreditsBldg.RoomDaysTimeSeats Open
MUSI - MusicTop of Page
1527MUSI 106String Ensemble
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Admission By Audition
0010.00 - 1.00 FA1110ARR4 of 5
1533MUSI 114University Orchestra
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Admission By Audition. Ensemble will meet in Thorpe Langley Auditorium.
0010.00 - 1.00 OM0207AMW4:00PM- 5:50PM11 of 18
1538MUSI 132Applied Music-Violin
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Instructor Consent Required
0011.00 - 2.00 FA1110ARR1 of 3
Music Lab Fees: Music Majors-none. Music Majors beyond degree requirements-$200 per credit; Music Minors-$200 per credit; Non Music-$300 per credit; Non Music participating in a major ensemble-$200 per credit.
1595MUSI 155String Repertory/Pedagogy
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Instructor Consent Required
0011.00 FA1110ARR2 of 2
Course Can't Be Taken Pass/Fail
1556MUSI 173Elementary Theory
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Students without the equivalent of the first semester of elementary class piano are required to take MUSI 102,171 concurrently with MUSI 173.
0013.00 FA1174MWF10:00AM- 10:50AM6 of 25
1614MUSI 232Applied Music-Violin
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Instructor Consent Required
0014.00 FA1110ARR2 of 2
Music Lab Fees: Music Majors-none. Open to performance majors only. Course cannot be taken Pass/Fail
1625MUSI 306String Ensemble
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Instructor Consent Required
0010.00 - 1.00 FA1110ARR3 of 3
Course cannot be taken Pass/Fail Admission by Audition
1578MUSI 314University Orchestra
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0010.00 - 1.00 OM0207AMW4:00PM- 5:50PM9 of 10
1656MUSI 332Applied Music-Violin
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Instructor Consent Required
0011.00 - 2.00 FA1110ARR2 of 2
Music Lab Fees: Music Majors-none. Music Majors beyond degree requirements-$200 per credit; Music Minors-$200 per credit; Non Music-$300 per credit; Non Music participating in a major ensemble-$200 per credit
1601MUSI 355String Repertory/Pedagogy
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0011.00 FA1110ARR2 of 2
1664MUSI 364Music History
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Course Can't Be Taken Pass/Fail Prerequisite: MUSI 264 & 274
0013.00 FA1181MWF1:00PM- 1:50PM3 of 12
1668MUSI 395Half Recital
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Instructor Consent Required
0021.00 FA1110ARR3 of 3
Course Can't Be Taken Pass/Fail Prerequisite: consent of music faculty in area of applied study.
1638MUSI 432Applied Music-Violin
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Instructor Consent Required
0014.00 FA1110ARR2 of 2
Music Lab Fees: Music Majors-none. Open to performance majors only. Course cannot be taken Pass/Fail
1676MUSI 482Conducting Practicum
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Course Can't Be Taken Pass/Fail Prerequisite: MUSI 380.
0031.00 FA1110ARR3 of 3
1680MUSI 495Full Recital
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Instructor Consent Required
0042.00 FA1110ARR2 of 2
Course Can't Be Taken Pass/Fail Prerequisite: MUSI 395 and permission of faculty in area of applied study.

Note: Class Schedule information reflects data as of 9/1/14 11:45 AM.

UW-Superior Schedule of Classes for Aldridge, Erin R

Note: Class Schedule information reflects data as of 9/1/14 11:45 AM.

Note: Class Schedule information reflects data as of 9/1/14 11:45 AM.

UW-Superior Schedule of Classes for Aldridge, Erin R
Spring Semester 2014

Note: Class Schedule information reflects data as of 9/1/14 11:45 AM.

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Spring Semester 2014
Class Nbr.Catalog Nbr.Course Title/Course TopicsClass Sect.CreditsBldg.RoomDaysTimeSeats Open
FYS - First Year SeminarTop of Page
2127FYS 108First-Yr Sem.FA/Crit Appreciat
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Course Can't Be Taken Pass/Fail
0013.00 FA1174TTh1:00PM- 2:15PM0 of 16
This class is closed for enrollment.
MUSI - MusicTop of Page
1437MUSI 106String Ensemble
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Instructor Consent Required
0010.00 - 1.00 ARR9 of 10
Admission by Audition
1445MUSI 114University Orchestra
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Open to All Students By Audition Orchestra Meets in Thorpe Langley Auditorium
0010.00 - 1.00 OM0207AMW4:00PM- 5:50PM30 of 35
1450MUSI 132Applied Music-Violin
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Instructor Consent Required
0011.00 - 2.00 FA1110ARR3 of 5
Music Lab Fees: Music Majors-none. Music Majors beyond degree requirements-$200 per credit; Music Minors-$200 per credit; Non Music-$300 per credit; Non Music participating in a major ensemble-$200 per credit.
1459MUSI 150Concert/Recital Class
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Course must be taken Pass/Fail
0010.00 FA2141F11:00AM- 11:50AM39 of 85
Required/All Music Majors & Minors
1462MUSI 155String Repertory/Pedagogy
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0011.00 ARR3 of 3
1534MUSI 232Applied Music-Violin
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Instructor Consent Required
0014.00 FA1110ARR5 of 5
Music Lab Fees: Music Majors-none. Open to Performance Majors only.
1475MUSI 272Advanced Ear Training
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Pre-req: MUSI 271
0011.00 FA1181TTh10:00AM- 10:50AM6 of 15
1478MUSI 306String Ensemble
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Instructor Consent Required
0010.00 - 1.00 ARR9 of 10
1487MUSI 314University Orchestra
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Open to All Students by Audition Orchestra Meets in Thorpe Langley Auditorium
0010.00 - 1.00 OM0207AMW4:00PM- 5:50PM17 of 20
1501MUSI 332Applied Music-Violin
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Instructor Consent Required
0011.00 - 2.00 FA1110ARR5 of 5
Music Lab Fees: Music Majors-none. Music Majors beyond degree requirements-$200 per credit; Music Minors-$200 per credit; Non Music-$300 per credit; Non Music participating in a major ensemble-$200 per credit.
2877MUSI 333Applied Music-Viola
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Music Lab Fees: Music Majors-none. Music Majors beyond degree requirements-$200 per credit; Music Minors-$200 per credit; Non Music-$300 per credit; Non Music participating in a major ensemble-$200 per credit.
0021.00 - 2.00 ARR0 of 1
This class is closed for enrollment.
1512MUSI 355String Repertory/Pedagogy
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0011.00 ARR3 of 3
1570MUSI 395Half Recital
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0021.00 ARR4 of 5
1553MUSI 432Applied Music-Violin
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Instructor Consent Required
0014.00 FA1110ARR5 of 5
Music Lab Fees: Music Majors-none. Open to Performance Majors only.
1600MUSI 482Conducting Practicum
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Prerequisite: MUSI 380
0031.00 ARR4 of 5
2784MUSI 490Independent Study
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Group Vocal Study
0011.00 - 4.00 FA1174ARR0 of 1
Department Consent Required
Course Can't Be Taken Pass/Fail Class will meet in HFAC 1174
This class is closed for enrollment.
1576MUSI 495Full Recital
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Instructor Consent Required
0022.00 ARR4 of 4

Note: Class Schedule information reflects data as of 9/1/14 11:45 AM.


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