American Idol

Life After Idol: Q-and-A with Erika Van Pelt

The Rhode Island native placed tenth on the eleventh season of American Idol.

Photo Courtesy of Erika Van Pelt. Erika Van Pelt is a Rhode Island native who has flourished in the music scene. She placed tenth on season eleven of American Idol.   How long have you been playing music for? I had a typical church upbringing where I sang in the choir from age four until age twelve. My dad and…