Emma is a multi-instrumentalist freelance woodwind musician, conductor, and teacher based in the North West of England. She completed an Advanced Post Graduate Diploma from the Royal Northern College of Music in Solo Performance. Prior to her studies at RNCM she was awarded a Distinction for her Master’s degree from Liverpool Hope University. Emma has performed as a guest soloist with many prestigious ensembles including the King’s Division Army Band, the Royal Northern College of Music Brand New Day Orchestra, and gave the UK Premiere of Stephen Pratt’s ‘Solo Uno’ in the Cornerstone Arts Festival in 2017. Emma works with a variety of session orchestras, musical theatre orchestras, and as a chamber musician. Emma is currently a proud recipient of the prestigious TECHNE scholarship for her PhD studies in female symphonists of the twentieth century and beyond, studying at Kingston University. She hopes to write a book about this subject matter upon completion of her PhD.