Emily Earl

Emily is currently in her final year of postgraduate studies with Levon Chilingirian at the Royal Academy of Music. She received a music scholarship to Ffynone House School in Swansea before gaining a place at Chetham's School of Music in 2008. During her time at Chetham's, Emily played both violin and viola in various chamber ensembles and was member and leader of the Chetham's Symphony Orchestra.

In 2013, Emily moved to Oslo, Norway to begin her Bachelor degree at the Barratt Due Institute of Music, studying with Stephan Barratt-Due. During her time in Oslo, she formed the Virentia String Quartet with three of her colleagues, who performed in the Grieg in Bergen festival in 2016 and played alongside the Takács Quartet as part of the Oslo Quartet Series. Emily was Artistic Director of Fagerborgfestspillene 2017, and worked regularly with the Oslo Camerata, and as a substitute in the Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra.

For her Master of Arts, Emily was awarded a bursary from the John Fussell Trust, and is recipient of the Ann Driver Trust and Belmore Woodgate Scholarships. In January 2019, she was concertmaster of the Academy Symphony Orchestra under Marin Alsop, and principal second violin for a performance at the World Economic Forum in Davos. Emily plays on a 1731 Spirito Sorsana violin on loan from the Royal Academy of Music.