Resident Musicians

Erik W. Goldstrom | Canon Musician

A native of the Chicago area, Erik W. Goldstrom has been Canon Musician for Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in Phoenix, Arizona, since 2010. As Trinity Cathedral’s Organist and Choirmaster, he conducts three choirs and serves as artistic director of Music at Trinity, the musical outreach program of Trinity Cathedral.

Dr. Goldstrom holds degrees from Northwestern University (summa cum laude), Southern Methodist University (where he was awarded the Dora Poteet Barclay Award for Outstanding Organ Performance), Perkins School of Theology (summa cum laude), and Stanford University where he received his Ph.D. in musicology. His teachers of organ performance include Ralph Sunden, Richard Enright, Robert T. Anderson, Kimberly Marshall, and Robert Bates.

Dr. Goldstrom has performed throughout the United States, UK, and Europe, and appeared at national conferences sponsored by the American Guild of Organists and the Association of Anglican Musicians. Erik has both commissioned and premiered works by several notable American and Canadian composers including Jeffrey Smith, David Jaffe, Frank Ferko, and Stephanie Martin.

He lives in Phoenix with his spouse Michael Garland and their rescue Lab, Trapper.


Erik Goldstrom
(602) 254-7126 ext. 320.