The Interlochen Collection: Erica Goodman

Feb 28, 2020

Erica Goodman with a harp

On this edition of The Interlochen Collection, we look at the career of harpist Erica Goodman, who spent eight summers as a camper at Interlochen in the 1950s and 1960s. 

Listen to the entire episode below. 

Episode Playlist
Claude Debussy, Sacred and Profane Dances  
National High School Broadcast Orchestra
Orien Dalley, conductor 
August 1962

1961: Van Cliburn is at the piano, and Erica Goodman sits as first chair harpist with the red (dark) socks.

Giovanni Battista Pescetti, Sonata in C minor 
Erica Goodman, harp  

Maurice Ravel, Introduction and Allegro 
Erica Goodman and members of the Amadeus Ensemble 
Louis-Francois Dauprat, Air Ecossais varié for horn and harp
Erica Goodman, harp  
Soren Hermansson, horn 
Marjan Mozetich, Songs of Nymphs 
Erica Goodman, harp  

The archival recordings heard on this program are available thanks in part to The Association for Recorded Sound Collections' Classical Music Preservation Grant, generous support from our listeners, and the Hamer D. and Phyllis C. Shafer Foundation. 

Amanda Sewell is the host and executive producer of the program. Monica Yost provided production assistance.