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Chorus

Background Information

Employment History

Chorus Director
Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra

Dean of the Milwaukee Chapter
The American Guild of Organists

Dean
The American Guild of Organists

Organist
The American Guild of Organists

Music Director
St. Anthony

Music Director
St. Anthony’s church

Organist
St. Anthony’s church

Affiliations

Director
Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra

Education

Masters of Music degree

Wisconsin Conservatory of Music

Bachelor of Arts degree

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee , School of Fine Arts

Web References (139 Total References)


AGO - Milwaukee - Local Faculty

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Lee Erickson

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Lee Erickson
A gifted and accomplished organist, Lee Erickson is most widely-known nationally as the director of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Chorus. Holder of the Margaret Hawkins Chorus Director Chair, Mr. Erickson’s passion for choral music shines through every performance by the MSO Chorus. He was appointed associate director of the Chorus in 1978, and assumed the position of director in 1994. He has served on the Choral Panel of the National Endowment of the Arts, is a Past-Dean of the Milwaukee Chapter of the American Guild of Organists and is Music Director at St. Anthony’s church in Milwaukee. In 2008 he was honored by the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music for his musical contribution to eh Milwaukee Community. In 2008 he was named as one of the 2007 Artists of the Year by the City of Milwaukee Arts Board.


Lee Erickson, director ...

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Lee Erickson, director


Administration and Staff: Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra

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Lee Erickson, Chorus Director


Lee Erickson Honored | ...

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Lee Erickson Honored | HERE AGO - Milwaukee - Lee Erickson Honored American Guild of Organists

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Lee Erickson Honored
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Lee Erickson Honored
Chapter member, Past Dean, and Executive Board Member Lee Erickson has been presented the
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A graduate of South Milwaukee High School, Erickson attended UWM where he earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. After graduation, he taught vocal music at Washington Junior High School in Kenosha for a year, and then took the position of organist and choir director at St. Anthony’s Church in Milwaukee where 32 years later he remains their music director. He also earned a Master of Music degree from the Wisconsin College Conservatory of Music, where Margaret Hawkins was his principal instructor. During his graduate studies, he sang in the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Chorus and served as Hawkins’ assistant/associate conductor. In the early 1980s, he was also the chorus director at Alverno College for two years.
Erickson has also served on the Choral Panel of the National Endowment for the Arts, and is a past dean of the Milwaukee Chapter of the American Guild of Organists. He has been playing organ in church since the seventh grade, and he loves to design and do tonal work on pipe organs. In recognition of his musical contribution to the greater Milwaukee community, the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music honored him in January 2008. He was also named by the City of Milwaukee Arts Board as one of the 2007 Artists of the Year.
Lee received a well-deserved ovation at the presentation on June 15, 2011 and responded with a gracious acceptance. The Chapter extends heartfelt congratulations to Lee.


Press Release: Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra

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The final program showcases the MSO Chorus, led by Lee Erickson, director, in three contrasting works.

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Milwaukee Symphony Chorus, Lee Erickson, director
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Milwaukee Symphony Chorus, directed by Lee Erickson, has become one of the finest symphony choruses in the country.
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Under Lee Erickson's dynamic leadership, the Chorus performs with the MSO throughout each season and also performs regularly at Ravinia with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.
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Known for his tireless pursuit of excellence, Lee Erickson was appointed associate director of the Chorus in 1978, and assumed the position of director in 1994. He has served on the Choral Panel of the National Endowment for the Arts, is a past Dean of the American Guild of Organists, and is Music Director at St. Anthony's Church in Milwaukee. In January 2008, Mr. Erickson was honored by the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music for his musical contribution to the greater Milwaukee community. In March 2008, he was named as one of the 2007 Artists of the Year by the City of Milwaukee Arts Board.

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