Emily Monroe is a modern and baroque violinist from Charlotte, North Carolina. In 2022 she received her Master of Music in Violin Performance and Chamber Music from the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre and Dance (SMTD) under the tutelage of Aaron Berofsky. During her time in Ann ArborEmily served as a Section Violinist in the Ann Arbor Symphony and as a member of the Aster Quartet, recipients of the SMTD Endowed Rosseels String Quartet Award.
Previously,Emily attended the UNCSchool of the Artshigh school program as a student of Kevin Lawrence. In 2020 she graduated magna cum laudewith a Bachelor of Music from Vanderbilt’s Blair School of Music where she studied with Cornelia Heard. During her time as aDean’s Honor Scholarshe won the 2020 Concerto Competition and received the Jean Keller Heard Award for Excellence in String Performance.
Emily has served as concertmaster of the University of Michigan Symphony Orchestra, the Chautauqua Festival Symphony Orchestra, the Vanderbilt Symphony Orchestra, and the Wintergreen Chamber Music Festival Orchestra. She attended the 2022 Miami Music Festival as an Orchestra Fellow and has spent several summers at the Aspen Music Festival.
Emily began her early music studies with María Romero Ramos at Vanderbilt, receiving a minor in Baroque Violin. She also performed in SMTD’s Baroque Chamber Orchestra under the direction of Joseph Gascho. Emily had the privilege of performing in the 2021 American Liszt Society Festivaland has performed with Nashville’s Music City Baroque ensemble.