Erica Sipes

Erica Sipes received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in piano performance from the Eastman School of Music.  She has been an adjunct faculty member and staff pianist At Radford University and at the Governor’s School for the Arts, and has freelanced as a piano collaborator and coach in Michigan, Idaho, and Virginia.  She is a founding member and pianist of the Alma Ensemble, a trio dedicated to featuring music composed by women and has also launched a YouTube channel called Piano Music She Wrote with the same aim. Her widely-read blog about music can be found at