Bring the scope of Emily’s experiences as a musician, educator, and leader to further develop you and your organization. Emily’s deep knowledge of various areas of the arts is a valuable asset for those who wish to present a successful concert, become better violinists and chamber musicians, or help their students focus on their own successful careers. Emily offers a range of options to work with her directly.
Emily made her solo debut playing the Four Seasons concertos with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Since that time, she has performed in all of the major venues in New York City and elsewhere. She is the first violinist of the acclaimed Voxare String Quartet and frequently performs solo and chamber music recitals, including a recent recital at Carnegie Hall.
The role of artist/mentor in the long thread of music history cannot be overstated. Emily takes seriously her responsibility of teaching tomorrow’s musicians and arts patrons. Emily is on the violin faculty at Teachers College, Columbia University and teaches a wide-ranging age-group of students, from Pre-professional conservatory students to young professional chamber musicians entering competitions to young children just starting to play.Emily maintains private studios in New York and Connecticut and gives masterclasses throughout the country.
Would you like to increase the exposure of your series or make sure you choose the right artist for upcoming performances? Develop audiences and community involvement? Gain insights into student body behavior, preferences, or motivations? Emily works with arts and educational organizations to achieve outcome based goals. Her experience as both an artist and researcher allow her to approach challenges from multiple perspectives with the goal of making lasting, positive differences for your organization.
At Columbia University, Emily’s research focused on the careers of musicians, leading to a 500-page doctoral thesis. She has used various research methods including surveys and interviews with both music school graduates, current conservatory students, and administrators of those programs. Emily now presents lectures on various topics including career preparation, arts advocacy, and the role of the teaching artist. She is currently writing two books on the subject.
Emily has had visiting residencies at Dartmouth College, the University of Virginia, the University of Leeds (UK), and Columbia University, among others.
Emily began her violin studies at the age of 4 in a Suzuki program. Since that time, she has been a proponent of the Suzuki Method as a tool to give young students the foundation upon which they might grow not only as musicians but as lifelong music aficionados. Emily has given Suzuki workshops, masterclasses, written for the Suzuki Journal, and taught at Suzuki Institutes.
Emily founded and maintains a successful music contracting business that provides the highest-calibre musicians for film and music recording in addition to exclusive private events.