Erin Costelo is an award-winning Producer from Halifax, Nova Scotia. She was named the 2017 and 2019 Music Nova Scotia Producer of the Year, the first woman to win the award since its inception. Erin has a Bachelor of Music Degree in Jazz Studies, and Masters Degree in Composition with an emphasis on Electronic music, Multimedia and Performance Art from the University of North Texas.
As a Producer, she has worked with artists of varying genres, from classical instrumental music to Funk and R&B; and from Folk to Country. Erin’s philosophy of producing is to respect the song and bring out the best in the artists with whom she works. Her work has been honoured with multiple Music Nova Scotia, ECMA, CFMA nominations and a recent Juno nomination. As a touring and recording artist herself, Erin’s albums (all self-produced) have earned ECMA and MNS awards, extensive radio play across Canada and Europe and have led to multiple tours in Canada, Europe, the U.K. and the U.S.
As an Arranger – Erin has arranged for CBC Radio and CBC TV, she has written horn and string arrangements for Juno award winners Amelia Curran and Stephen Fearing and for critical darlings Al Tuck and Reeny Smith. She has received numerous commissions for her writing including the Upstream Ensemble, CBC Radio, Symphony Nova Scotia, the Blue Engine String Quartet and the hourglass ensemble.
Music produced by Erin:
“New Colossus” by Kaia Kater
“What Remains” by Leanne Hoffman
"Cross My Heart" by Joce Reyome