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Hans Erickson

hans.erickson@mcnallysmith.edu

Hans Erickson has worked as a commercial composer, music producer, band leader, songwriter and audio post engineer for the past 16 years. He has performed nationally and his music has appeared nationally and internationally in commercials, films and television shows. Hans graduated from Berklee College of Music in Music Production and Engineering with a minor in Songwriting. He began his career working for Hest and Kramer music (Minneapolis) where he wrote and produced music for commercial clients such as Target, Best Buy, and Toyota. He went on to front two bands, Hanzsolo and Hanz Erik and the Hims, which toured regionally and garnered heavy college radio play.

In 2007 Hans moved to New York City and continued performing at some of city’s premier singer-songwriter clubs such as The Living Room, The Cake Shop and The Rockwood Music Hall. He also began his own commercial music and audio post company, completing work for multiple networks (ABC, Nickelodeon, The History Channel, CNBC). Upon returning to his native Minneapolis in 2015, Hans continues writing and producing music professionally, as well as working in audio post production.