|In 2003 she completed her Bachelor of Music at the Elder Conservatorium, University of Adelaide, and in 2004 received first class Honours. Her strong interest in orchestral playing has seen her perform and tour with ensembles such as Co-Opera and the Adelaide Art Orchestra and the Australian Youth Orchestra.
She has been involved in youth music ensembles for a number of years, maintaining an active role in the development of the Adelaide Youth Orchestra from its inception to 2005, acting as Concertmaster/Mentor in 2004-5 and now as violin tutor.
Emily's research trips to the city of Merida on Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula, have enabled her to collect music from the trova yucateca tradition which featured in Zephyr Quartet's 2010 performance Musica del Sol. Her Honours thesis discusses the representation of the city of Merida through the lyrics of the trova yucateca repertoire.