Erik Erlandson is a baritone from Minnesota. This is his third performance with Eklund Opera after being featured in The Gospel of Mary Magdalene with CU NOW. He earned a bachelor’s degree at DePauw University and a master’s degree at Louisiana State University. While pursuing his education, he was a part of numerous summer young artist programs, gaining knowledge and experience in both the French and Italian styles of performance. Erlandson has performed a breadth of characters from opera and Broadway repertory, including Papageno, Marullo, Don Giovanni, Claudio, Sykos and the Baker. He was very excited
to continue his doctorate in voice performance and pedagogy at CU Boulder this spring. He hasbeen awarded a teaching assistant position and will be working closely with Patrick Mason.