Meet Emily Singleton
EMILY SINGLETON (b. 2002) is a Florida-based violist, composer, and writer. Emily’s work is written through the lens of identity as the relationship between oneself and one’s surroundings. Emily has been commissioned by Camerata String Ensemble and New York Youth Symphony, and has had her music presented at ShapeShifter Lab, University of Florida, Interlochen Center for the Arts, University of Georgia, Curtis Summerfest, SUNY at Fredonia, and Petaluma Center for the Arts. She has collaborated with artists and ensembles such as flutist Mimi Stillman, Face the Music, mezzo-soprano Elisa Sutherland, Gainesville Civic Chorus, and World Youth Wind Symphony, and Para el Pueblo Project.
Emily’s work has been recognized by the National Federation of Music Clubs, Florida State Music Teachers Association, the Ashley Willwerth Memorial Scholarship Foundation, and New Music USA’s New Music Solidarity Fund. She is Director of Communications for the National Arts Diversity Integration Association, and works with Opus Illuminate—a concert series dedicated composers of marginalized identities. Emily studies music with Paul Richards, Daniel Felsenfeld, Jorge Peña, and Stephen Fine, and creative writing with Elizabeth Agans and Cheyenne Taylor.