HIGHLY UNIQUE & VERSATILE
Emma is a ‘Selmer Paris Artist’, ’Vandoren UK Artist', ‘KeyLeaves Artist’, international soloist and performer with a highly unique and versatile style to her playing. She graduated from The Royal Northern College of Music with a First Class Honours degree, recently completed ‘The International Artist Diploma’ under the tuition of Rob Buckland, and has since performed throughout the UK, Europe, China and Australia as a soloist and chamber musician.
Recent career highlights include making her debut concerto performance with The BBC Philharmonic, performing her first concerto commission by composer, Tom Harrold, touring the UK, Europe and China as Musical Director and saxophone soloist in Bill Whelan’s production of ‘Riverdance’, recording soprano saxophone for the new 25th Riverdance album, travelling to Australia as guest artist at ‘The Melbourne Saxophone Festival’ and ‘Perth Saxophone Boot Camp’, and appearing in Cinema’s across the world after having performed with Riverdance at The 3Arena, Dublin.
Emma has managed several collaborative projects, international tours and performances around the UK and to China, Switzerland, Portugal, Croatia and Strasbourg. She also has worked regularly with ‘Opera North’ and ‘The Manchester Camerata’.
Towards the end of 2019/ beginning of 2020, Emma appeared as a guest performer at RNCM’s ‘SAX DAY’, gave recitals at St Martin-in-the-Fields, St James’s Piccadilly and gave a masterclass to postgraduate and undergraduate students at Trinity Laban school of Music and Dance.
As an Educator, Emma has a vast amount of experience in teaching from beginner, to advanced, post-conservatoire standard. From teaching at local schools and music hubs, to giving professional masterclasses and lessons at Universities in China, Melbourne, Perth and London, she thrives off of passing on her knowledge to students.
2021 holds a rescheduled Riverdance tour, performing with the company throughout the UK. Emma plans to make an appearance at the 2021 World Saxophone Congress in Japan, and in Trento at the European Saxophone Congress the following year.
Many thanks to ‘The Countess of Munster Musical Trust’, and ‘The Concordia Foundation’ for their continued support of her performance career.