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Emily is a modern and baroque violinist from Charlotte, North Carolina. Emily joined the Richmond Symphony Orchestra in 2022 and will be performing as a section violinist in the Williamsburg Symphony Orchestra for the 2022/23 season.

In 2022 Emily received her Master of Music in Violin Performance and Chamber Music from the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre and Dance (SMTD) under the tutelage of Aaron Berofsky. During her time in Ann Arbor Emily served as a section violinist in the Ann Arbor Symphony and as a member of the Aster Quartet, recipients of the SMTD Endowed Rosseels String Quartet Award.

Previously, Emily attended the UNC School of the Arts high school program as a student of Kevin Lawrence. In 2020 she graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Music from Vanderbilt’s Blair School of Music where she studied with Cornelia Heard. During her time as a Dean’s Honor Scholar she won the 2020 Concerto Competition and received the Jean Keller Heard Award for Excellence in String Performance.


When Emily is not playing the violin she loves to try her hand at new recipes, practice yoga, and spend time with her doggies.

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