Comfortable and well versed in both opera and musical theatre, Emily can be seen in operas and musicals throughout the Pittsburgh area.  Her most recent roles include 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 the 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.


Emily has extensive experience not only in performance, but also as a music educator.  In the spring of 2018, Emily ran the choir program at Montour High School and vocal coached their high school musical, Once Upon a Mattress.  Emily has 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 directing Peter Pan Jr. 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.