ViolinFort Myers, FL
Violinist Erica Griswold is a Fort Myers native who began playing the piano at age 5, but whose true love is the violin. She started the violin at age 11, when she joined the orchestra at Lee Middle School, which is now James Stephens International Academy. She graduated from Cypress Lake High School Center for the Arts. Erica earned a Bachelor of Music Education degree from Florida Southern College, in Lakeland, FL, after which she returned to Fort Myers and taught violin at First Note Music in Cape Coral. She now teaches at Fort Myers School of Music and writes fantasy stories. Her book The Ethermoor Chronicles: The Night Sorceresses is available at Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and iBooks.