After fifteen years of playing and teaching in Los Angeles, Eric relocated back home to Seattle in 2018.  Since graduating from USC, Eric has pursued professional jazz and music education with equal passion. Eric currently teaches music at Lakeside School in Seattle.

While in Southern California Eric directed the award-winning combos at  Downey High School, and was on faculty with Children’s Music Workshop.  Eric played saxophone in clubs, restaurants, and at weddings up and down the West Coast.  Eric was the tenor saxophonist in James Gang, one of the most in-demand private event bands in the country.  Eric also served as the music director and worship leader for City Light Church in Downtown Los Angeles.