photo by Teahm Breahm
Emily Levin is the Bronze Medal Winner of the 9th USA International Harp Competition and Finalist in the 17th International Harp Contest in Israel.
The course of her harp travels have brought performances at World Harp Congresses in Amsterdam and Dublin, Festspiele Mecklenburg-Vorpommern in Germany, and with the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra. Performances closer to home include the Colorado Symphony, IU Festival Orchestra, Colorado Chamber Players, and most recently with the Louisiana Philharmonic at the American Harp Society National Conference. She was the Harp Fellow and winner of the concerto competition at the Aspen Music Festival, and will be a fellow at the Tanglewood Music Center this summer.
A passionate performer of new music, Emily received a Recognition Award by the Indiana University Composition Department for her collaboration and performance of new music. She has worked with composers such as Steven Stucky, David Dzubay, Charles Wuorinen and David Fulmer, and collaborates extensively with her colleagues at The Juilliard School and Indiana University.
Committed to both performing and education, Emily is a Teaching Fellow in the Juilliard ear training department and a Morse Teaching Fellow in Educational Outreach. She is currently a Juilliard Masters student studying with Nancy Allen, and will continue her studies in the fall as a C.V. Starr doctoral fellow.
Emily received degrees in both music and history at Indiana University, where she studied with Susann McDonald. Her honors history thesis, entitled "And the People Sing," discussed the impact of war songs on the French Revolution.