Eric was born in southern California and has spent the majority of his life there. He began with piano lessons and quickly branched out to numerous other instruments and on the way discovered his love for composing. He has composed for the Torrey Pines High School Wind Ensemble, Advanced Orchestra and Jazz Band as well as for their theater department in addition to his work as a sound designer and musical director there. He continued his career in music as a student of music composition at the University of California, Los Angeles. While at UCLA Eric performed with the national touring company of Pandemonium, a show from the creators of Stomp. In addition to his work as a composer and sound designer Eric is an accomplished operatic bass and jazz flutist and enjoys spending his limited free time reading and playing games.