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artist , educator , singer

Diane Sue Erickson, singer, artist, educator, moderator, music kinesiologist. Recipient award in music theory Theodore Presser Museum Public, 1976. Member Phi Kappa Lambda.


Erickson, Diane Sue was born on December 31, 1955 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Robert Donald and Iatser Cathline (Ortiz-Mortz) Erickson.


Student, The Art Institute of Chicago Chicago, 1973-1974;Bachelor of Music, Roosevelt U., 1978;Master of Music with honors, Indiana U., 1991;postgraduate, Schola Cantorum Basiliensis, Basel, Switzerland, 1991-1995;postgraduate, Royal College Art, London, 1993.


Dress designing assistant, Caron Inc., Chicago, 1973;floral assistant, Betty Ries, Chicago, 1973;secretarial work Dean' General’ s Office, University of Chicago Law School, 1973-1974;sales executive, Chicago, 1974-1978;teacher, University of Chicago Laboratory School, 1978-1988;teacher department music theory, Indiana U. School Music, Bloomington, 1989-1991;teacher, head art department, International School Basel, 1991-1995;director music, St. George's England School, Cologne, 1995-1996. Soprano recitals and concerts in Austria, Brazil, Canada, England, Germany, The Netherlands, Switzerland, United States. Host for Melody Time, Deutsche Welle International Radio, Cologne, since 1996.


  • Other Work

    • European debut and tour with Sequentia, Germany and Utrecht Early Music Festival, The Netherlands, 1990. Live broadcasts on American, Dutch, German and Swiss radio programs, Civil Defense recordings.


Member Phi Kappa Lambda.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: fine arts, nature, reading, sports.


Robert Donald Erickson

Iatser Cathline (Ortiz-Mortz) Erickson