Rick Erickson

Rick Erickson is the Director of Bach Society Houston and the cantor at Christ the King Lutheran Church, as well as a lecturer in church music at the Shepherd School of Music, Rice University. He served for 22 years as cantor at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in New York, where he directed the Holy Trinity Bach Choir in its highly acclaimed Bach Vespers series. He received the Distinguished Alumnus Award from the University of Wisconsin, Superior, and holds a Master’s in Organ Performance and Literature and the Performer’s Certificate from the Eastman School of Music. A noted improviser, he has recorded for several major labels and often appears as recitalist, lecturer, conductor, and hymn festival leader throughout the USA and in Germany, Sweden, Australia and New Zealand.

(Spring 2018)