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.