PERFORMING RESUME

"[Erik's tone] is sweet and dark sounding."

"Gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous."

"His altissimo range is killer!"

Work

experience
 

Professional Performer
Morristown, NJ

​2002 - present

 

I perform on saxophones, clarinet, oboe, cor Anglais, flute and drum set throughout northern and central New Jersey and Manhattan. I've been a part of more than 50 professional stage productions at Broadway, regional, community, college, and high school theater levels.

 

Performance Highlights
  • Christmas Special with Tim Janis & Matthew Morrison (Glee), Carnegie Hall - lead alto saxophone

  • Tarzan (sub), Richard Rodgers Theater (Broadway) - oboe, English horn, clarinet, tenor saxophone

  • Falsettos, George Street Playhouse (regional) - oboe, flute, clarinet, alto saxophone

  • Victor Woo: Average Asian American, The Village Theater (NYC Fringe festival) - tenor saxophone

  • Single Reed Summit, Penn State University - soprano saxophone w/ Metropolitan Saxophone Quartet

  • Seussical Pippin, Kean University - woodwinds

  • Chicago, Ithaca College - conductor, musical director

  • Iolanthe, Cornell University - conductor

Instruction

2009 – 2011, Dr. Paul Cohen – saxophone

2006, Lessons with Mr. Charles Pillow, oboe, saxophone

1998 – 2002, Dr. Steven Mauk, saxophone

2001, Masterclass with Dr. John Sampen, saxophone

1999, Lessons with Ms. Carron Moroney, flute

1996 – 1998, Mr. William Shadel, saxophone

1990 – 1996, Mr. Peter Potosky, saxophone

Recordings
  • The Metropolitan Saxophone Quartet, Close Enough... and Hark! (albums) - engineer, soprano & alto saxophones

  • Stephanie White and the NJ Philthharmonic, Emerald City Blues from This is Why We Can't Have Nice Things (album) - flute, oboe, English horn

  • Rum Boogie Blues Band, Untitled Demo (album) – engineer, drums, saxophones

  • Dart Club, Heaven – drums

  • Daniel J. Coe, 7 Sisters (movie soundtrack) – alto/tenor saxophones

  • Daniel J. Coe, Noir – alto/tenor saxophones

  • Justin Messina, On The Highway (album) – engineer, producer, drums, bass, keyboard

  • Daniel Diaz, No More Excuses (album) – engineer, producer, drums, percussion, bass, keyboard

  • Erik S. Donough, Walking In the Air (album) – engineer, producer, soprano/alto saxophones, bass, drums, keyboard, voice

  • David Dzubay, Myaku from Beyond the Red Line (album) – tenor saxophone

  • Dana Wilson, Vortex, and Shakata: Singing the World Into Existence from Vortex: Music of Dana Wilson (album) – tenor saxophone

  • Cameron Pierce, The Daylight Is Breaking – drums

  • Ithacappella, …The Band Never Showed (album) – voice

  • Various Artists, Give the Children Hope (charity album) – producer

Memberships

Education

M. A. Music Performance, saxophone
Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ

2008-2010

 

  • Two year degree program

  • Second and Fourth semester solo recitals

  • Choose music for, organize, and conduct M. S. U. Saxophone Ensemble

  • Cumulative G. P. A.: 3.918

  • Inducted into Alpha Epsilon Lambda, national graduate school honor society

 

 

B. M. Music Education
Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY

1998-2002

  • Four year program culminating in degree and New Jersey State certification, K – 12 music education

  • Senior student teaching, Southern Cayuga High School, 2002

  • Junior student teaching, Newfield Middle School, 2000 – 2001

  • Praxis Music Content Knowledge test score: 181/200

  • Cumulative G. P. A.: 3.28

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Video

Histoire du Tango @ Single Reed Summit, Penn State University

soprano saxophone

Secret Garden @ Delbarton H. S.

oboe, cor Anglais

 

West Side @ Delbarton H. S.

picc, flute, clarinet, tenor sax

Jazz Set @ Church of the Redeemer

Drums

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