Erin Van Der Wyst, Librarian

Erin Vander Wyst, Librarian, received her D.M.A. in Clarinet Performance at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas where she studied with Dr. Marina Sturm. Originally from Appleton, Wisconsin, Erin received Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in clarinet performance from the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee under the tutelage of Todd Levy. Erin has performed with the Las Vegas Philharmonic, Opera Las Vegas, and the Southern Nevada Musical Arts Society, among others. International performances have included appearances at the Doctors in Performance Conference (Dublin, Ireland – 2016), the College Music Society’s International Conference (Sydney, Australia – 2017), and Clarinetfest, the Conference of the International Clarinet Association (Belgium – 2018). Outside of performance, Erin serves as Principal Librarian of the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra and Librarian of the New York Youth Symphony. Her primary research interest is the clarinet music of Finnish composers, especially the works of Kimmo Hakola. Learn more about careers in the arts at

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