Violist Erica Zappia has premiered new music and performed classics around the globe. Originally a native of Cleveland, Erica currently calls Dallas, Texas home. She has earned an M.M. in viola performance at the San Francisco Conservatory and holds a B.M. from Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. Her teachers include Jodi Levitz, Alan de Veritch, and Jeffery Irvine.
Performance venues and festivals include The Kronos Festival, Aspen Music Festival, The Fillmore, Adriatic Chamber Music Festival, Schlern International Chamber Music Festival, The Red Poppy Art House, Kinhaven Music School, Pressidio Sessions, and more. She has played in places such as Italy, Vienna, New York, Australia, San Francisco, Singapore, and beyond.
Most recently Ms. Zappia was violist of the Amaranth Quartet and Thalia Strings as well as a member of One Found Sound. Currently she is a member of Odysseus Chamber Orchestra and performs regularly in the DFW area.
Alongside performing, Erica is an active teacher in the Plano and Richardson Independent School Districts. In the past she has worked with the Palo Alto Chamber Orchestra and the Young Musicians Choral Orchestra.