Erika is a music and literary artist, author, and entrepreneur, often intersecting the arts and wellness through song, journals, curated programs, and events. As an avid lover of Jazz, poetry, holistic wellness, education, and youth development, she has forged a creative professional path over the past decade, one that is rooted in her faith, passion to help others to heal, and purpose.
Her debut music project, "Rx Melodies" (Prescription Melodies) (2022), is a testament to her artistry along with Rx Conversations, an online series of encouraging messages. She has performed original works at the Rubber City Jazz Festival in addition to performing at various local Pittsburgh venues. 
She is most recently a 2023-2025 recipient of the Advancing Black Arts in Pittsburgh Grant as well as The Artist Exposure Grant from the Pittsburgh Foundation. Erika is the founder of Beata Beatus Co., a creative Haus for youth development where she has created the Healing Intensive Creative Arts Program as well as authored “The Encouragement Guide"(activity journal for self-esteem). 

Erika is currently pursuing education in music therapy (MMT) and is crafting her sophomore project, an album-book experience.

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