During his study in the 1st fase at the conservatory of Zwolle and Rotterdam, Erik followed the courses Methodology and Didactics, combined with an intership at José Aaftink at the SKVR in Rotterdam, Erik completed this part of his education in 2005 with an A.
By now he has had a lot of experience in teaching with several musical society clubs.
In the past Erik has been teaching (among others) at:
- Exelsior uit Alblasserdam
- Soli Deo Gloria uit Alblasserdam
- EMM uit Capelle ad IJssel
- To-Be Muziekschool Ridderkerk
- Crescendo uit Krimpen ad IJssel
At this moment Erik is teaching at:
- KEF Concordia, Hooge Zwaluwe
- Muziekvereniging Alliance, Lage Zwaluwe
- RK Fanfare OKK Zevenbergschen Hoek
The different instrument that Erik teaches are; Trumpet, Bugel, Horn, and Euphonium.