Erik Leckrone, percussionist, has performed with a wide variety of ensembles, and projects throughout the United States including the Sinfonietta Orchestra of Chicago, the Long Beach Symphony, the Elgin Symphony, the Torrance Symphony, Disney records "A World of Happiness" with artists Issac Hayes, Lisa Loeb, and Deborah Harry, "A Lou Rawls Christmas", the "Survivor" live reunion, and the soundtrack for the movie "The Grudge".
He has performed for national tours with the California Theatre Company, the Madison Repertory Theatre Company, and the Northern-Light Theatre Company of Chicago, IL.
Originally from Middleton, WI, he received his Bachelor's degree in Percussion Performance from Northern Illinois University and his Masters degree in Percussion Performance from California State University, Long Beach.
As an educator, Erik has been involved for several years with "Meet the Musicians", a performance outreach program for elementary schools throughout Orange County.
Along with percussion instruction at Fullerton College and freelancing in the Los Angeles area, Erik is currently staff accompanist for the dance programs at Chapman Univ. and the Univ. of California, at Irvine.