ABOUT

Comfortable and well versed in both classical and contemporary vocal styles, Emily can be seen in operas and musicals throughout the Pittsburgh area, as well as in local bands.  Recent performance credits include ensemble in PMT's production of Hair, Suzanna in scenes from Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro, Mrs. Peachum in Britten’s The Beggar’s Opera, and Factory Girl (u/s Fantine) in PMT's production of Les Miserables. Other musical theater credits include Belle in Beauty in the Beast, Mrs. Lovett in Sweeney Todd, Hope Cladwell in Urinetown, and Eponine in Les Miserables.  

​Emily is a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University where she received her B.F.A in Vocal Performance, Advanced Music Studies Certificate in Vocal Performance, and K-12 Music Education Certification. 

In her time at Carnegie Mellon, Emily studied the Bel Canto method and high-level vocal technique while specializing in opera and musical theatre.  In her search to become a finer teacher, Emily independently studied vocal pedagogy and methodology under the tutelage of voice professor Jennifer Aylmer.

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Emily has extensive experience not only in performance, but also as a music instructor.  Emily has served as a choir director in several local private and public schools, most recently working as the Choir and Musical Director at Elizabeth Forward Middle School.  


Emily has also spent several summers teaching music and drama at camps across the country.  She spent the summer of 2018 in Denver, Colorado co-writing and directing two original children’s productions, and the summer of 2019 and 2021 music directing Peter Pan Jr. and Shrek Jr. respectively at Chatham Music and Arts Day Camp.​

Emily currently teaches private lessons in voice, piano, ukulele and guitar to student’s aged 6-18 in the South Hills and Shadyside area of Pittsburgh, as well as online. 

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