Emily Brandenburg

Emily Brandenburg, viola (Warwick, RI), holds a Master of Musical Arts degree from Yale University, where she studied with Ettore Causa, completed her Masters degree at New England Conservatory, studying with Martha Katz, and her Undergraduate degree at the McDuffie Center for Strings, studying with Lawrence Dutton, Rebecca Albers and Paul Murphy. Her early music studies began at the Rhode Island Philharmonic Music School (Providence, RI) where she took private lessons, played in youth orchestra and studied chamber music. Emily currently holds a private teaching studio in Macon, Georgia teaching both violin and viola. Previously, she was an Artist-in-Residence at the University of Evansville (Evansville, IN) where she was also principal viola of the Evansville Philharmonic and violist of the Eykamp String Quartet. She plays with the Metropolis Ensemble in NYC, substitutes with the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, Phoenix Orchestra (Boston), Portland Symphony (Maine) and the Macon Pops. Emily is the administrative assistant to the director at the Robert McDuffie Center for Strings in Macon, GA, and starting in September, she will be based out of New Haven, Connecticut. Previous Yellow Barn musician (2017, 2018)