Erica Solano is a versatile musician who has appeared on stages in Europe, Canada, and across the US. Born and raised in Los Angeles, her professional experience includes on-camera work with Grammy-nominee Aloe Blacc and performances with recording artists from around the world. As an active orchestral musician, she has appeared regularly with the Culver City Orchestra and was principal violist of the Huntington Beach Symphony 2014-2018. Ms. Solano’s live engagements include performances with Star Wars composer John Williams and Michael Tilson Thomas.
Ms. Solano joined Santa Fe Public Schools in 2020 to teach beginning orchestra and general music. Prior to moving to Santa Fe she taught strings, orchestra, and chamber music for 13 years in Southern California. She has held appointments at the Young Musicians Foundation, Jammin’ Music & Arts and has adjudicated concerto competitions. Ms. Solano holds a Bachelor of Music Degree in Viola Performance from Central Washington University and a Master of Music Degree in Viola Performance from California State University, Long Beach.