Bachelor of Music, University of Southern California, 1950; Master of Music, University of Southern California, 1951.
Republican, Bourne Company (music publications), 1952-1958; lecturer, University of California, Los Angeles, 1958; professor music, San Jose (California) State University, 1959-1961; owner, Frank Erickson Publication, Oceanside, California, 1996.
(Concerto For Eb Alto Saxophone And Band (Reduction For Eb...)
Served with United States Army Air Force, 1942-1946. Member American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, National Band Association (life), Academy Wind and Percussion Arts (elected 1986), Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, Pi Kappa Lambda.
Married Mary A. Smith, August 15, 1981. Children by previous marriage– William, Richard, Christian.