Erica Pauly has performed extensively throughout the Carolinas as soloist, chamber musician, orchestral and collaborative pianist. She has worked with orchestras in Hendersonville, Brevard, Spartanburg and Greenville, and has performed with many local musicians and venues including Converse College and the Spartanburg Repertory Opera. Ms. Pauly is an active member and former Dean of the American Guild of Organists, Spartanburg Chapter. She enjoys working as a guest organist for many local churches.

Ms. Pauly has been teaching piano since 1993. She enjoys helping her students achieve basic musicianship skills as well as technical and artistic mastery, while nurturing their unique creativity and imagination. Ms. Pauly is an acclaimed adjudicator, and in recent years, has served on the judging panel for the Charlotte Symphony Young Artist Competition, Steinway Junior Piano Competition, and other area competitions.

Erica Pauly holds a Master of Music degree in Piano Pedagogy and Bachelor of Music degree in Piano Performance from Converse College. She works as an adjunct instructor at the Petrie School of Music and Lawson Academy at Converse College in Spartanburg, SC.