Erik Blicker began studying guitar at the age of 11 and began teaching music at age 16. He opened a teaching studio and music store at age 18 and continued to teach piano, drums, pedal steel and bass. After receiving his bachelor’s in music from the University of MIami he would go on to earn his Master’s Degree from Aaron Copeland School of Music at Queens College studying with Jazz great Jimmy Heath.
Blicker began scoring for small Film and TV projects and playing in New York City bands, which paved the way for larger scale projects. He founded G&E Music in 1997 with his musical collaborator Glenn Schloss and began a run of TV series scoring projects which included, VH1's Top 100 shows, Extreme History with Roger Daltry, and ESPN's Sports Center.
This projects would lead to films scored by Blicker and Schloss such as “The Nine Lives of Marion Barry” for HBO and “The Assasination of Dr. Tiller” for NBC’s Peacock Productions. Currently, with over 75 projects to his name, and work with people such as Toby Oppenheimer, Dana Flor, Matt Ginsburg, and Matthew Kennedy, Blicker has firmly established himself as a strong voice in the world of TV and film scoring.
He takes most pride in his family and is grateful for and inspired by his parents Fred and Jeanne, his wife Jennifer, son Ryan and daughter Ella.