“Heroic, Sensitive…Power, Precision and Romantic Abandon…” The Washington Post


A dynamic artist of great versatility and expression, Clipper Erickson is a prize winner of international competitions and has performed as a soloist with orchestras and in recitals all over Europe and the United States. He is particularly devoted to interpreting American music from the past and present in addition to his powerful renditions of the great classical repertoire. His research and performances of the piano music of African-American composer Nathaniel Dett is contributing to greater appreciation of this giant of American music.

This site presents his many CD releases, including premieres, videos, links, his large concerto repertoire and creative programs. Feel free to contact Clipper through the Contact page and to join his newsletter mailing list by entering your email address in the form at the bottom of the site.


NEOS_11315_ConvergenceAntarctic Convergence, released in fall 2013 by the NEOS label of Munich, features Erickson’s solo piano performances of soulful and moving music by jazz pianist Laurie Altman.



YouTube Links:

Sonata V – “Nobody knows the trouble I’ve seen”

Sonata V – Fugue