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Orchestra, Violin

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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
Spring Semester 2016

Note: Class Schedule information reflects data as of 2/9/16 1:30 AM.

Spring Semester 2016
Class Nbr.Catalog Nbr.Course Title/Course TopicsClass Sect.CreditsBldg.RoomDaysTimeSeats Open
MUSI - Music
1193MUSI 114University Orchestra
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Open to All Students By Audition Orchestra Meets in Thorpe Langley Auditorium
001 0.00 - 1.00  OM 0207A 4:00PM- 5:50PM 1 of 8
  
Open to All Students By Audition Orchestra Meets in Thorpe Langley Auditorium
1198MUSI 132Applied Music-Violin
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Instructor Consent Required
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.
This class is closed for enrollment.
001 1.00 - 2.00  FA 1110  ARR 0 of 3
  
Instructor Consent Required
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.
This class is closed for enrollment.
1210MUSI 155String Repertory/Pedagogy
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001 1.00  FA 1110  ARR 1 of 1
1215MUSI 174Beginning Theory II
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Pre-req: MUSI 173
001 3.00  FA 1174 MWF 10:00AM- 10:50AM 1 of 14
  
Pre-req: MUSI 173
1282MUSI 232Applied Music-Violin
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Instructor Consent Required
Music Lab Fees: Music Majors-none. Open to Performance Majors only.
001 4.00  FA 1110  ARR 2 of 2
  
Instructor Consent Required
Music Lab Fees: Music Majors-none. Open to Performance Majors only.
1235MUSI 314University Orchestra
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Open to All Students by Audition Orchestra Meets in Thorpe Langley Auditorium
001 0.00 - 1.00  OM 0207A 4:00PM- 5:50PM 2 of 5
  
Open to All Students by Audition Orchestra Meets in Thorpe Langley Auditorium
1249MUSI 332Applied Music-Violin
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Instructor Consent Required
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.
This class is closed for enrollment.
001 1.00 - 2.00  FA 1110  ARR 0 of 1
  
Instructor Consent Required
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.
This class is closed for enrollment.
1261MUSI 365Music History III
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Prereq: MUSI 364 & 274
This class is closed for enrollment.
001 3.00  FA 1181 MWF 1:00PM- 1:50PM 0 of 9
  
Prereq: MUSI 364 & 274
This class is closed for enrollment.
1318MUSI 395Half Recital
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002 1.00  FA 1110  ARR 1 of 1
1301MUSI 432Applied Music-Violin
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Instructor Consent Required
Music Lab Fees: Music Majors-none. Open to Performance Majors only.
001 4.00  FA 1110  ARR 1 of 1
  
Instructor Consent Required
Music Lab Fees: Music Majors-none. Open to Performance Majors only.
1324MUSI 495Full Recital
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Instructor Consent Required
002 2.00  FA 1110  ARR 1 of 1
  
Instructor Consent Required

Note: Class Schedule information reflects data as of 2/9/16 1:30 AM.