Emily Brandenburg

Emily Brandenburg, viola (Warwick, RI), currently holds an Artist-in-Residence position at the University of Evansville in Indiana, where she is violist of the Eykamp String Quartet and Principal Violist of the Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra. She holds a BM from the Robert McDuffie Center for Strings, an MM from New England Conservatory, and an MMA from Yale University. Her teachers have included Lawrence Dutton, Martha Katz, Rebecca Albers, Ettore Causa and Paul Murphy, and she has worked with prominent quartets such as the Emerson, Brentano, St. Lawrence, Miro, Borromeo and Ehnes quartets. Her most recent awards include Yale’s Irving S. Gilmore Scholarship and Fellowship, an award though Yale’s Belding Fund, the Clarence J. Osborne Foundation Scholarship, the Beneficent Society Scholarship through NEC, the McDuffie Center for String’s Presidential Scholarships, and the String Honors Award. Previous Yellow Barn musician (2017)