Currently the principal bassoonist for the POPS Symphony, Prescott Chamber Orchestra and the Central Arizona Concert Band, Erin was just appointed the new Associate Music Director & Conductor for the POPS.
Erin has taught choir and guitar for over 10 years, first in Indiana, followed by Tempe, Arizona, and finally here in Prescott for the Prescott Unified School District at both Granite Mountain and Mile High Middle Schools.
Erin’s educational background includes a BA in K-12 Music Education, as well as formal studies as a conductor with Mr. Orcenith Smith. As a musician, she studied bassoon with Paul Nordby (DePauw University), along with various other faculty at Tanglewood in Lenox, Massachusetts.
“I enjoy hiking, traveling, and spending time with my 2-pound dog, Rory. I am newly married to Jim Sobo, and yes, I did win Prescott Idol in 2014.”