Emma Frucht

Emma Frucht, violin (New York, NY), is an MM student at the Juilliard School, studying with Naoko Tanaka and Daniel Phillips. Emma completed her undergraduate education at Harvard University, majoring in Art History. Her primary teachers have included Lynn Chang, Naoko Tanaka, and Louise Behrend. Emma has served as concertmaster of the Juilliard Pre-College Orchestra, Harvard Radcliffe Orchestra, Music Academy of the West Festival Orchestra, and the Juilliard Orchestra. She has given solo recital and chamber music performances at Juilliard, Alice Tully Hall, the Guggenheim Museum, National Sawdust, Scandinavia House, and Harvard University. Emma has collaborated with Victoria Chiang, Naoko Tanaka, Alisa Weilerstein, Lynn Chang, Darrett Adkins, Paul Katz, Yo-Yo Ma, David Hardy, Ayano Ninomiya, Roger Tapping, Bonnie Hampton, Jean-Michel Fonteneau, Violaine Melançon, and the Parker Quartet. She has also worked with composers Caroline Shaw, Missy Mazzoli, and Laura Karpman. Emma has been a student at the Aspen Music Festival, Music Academy of the West, and Taos. She has also been an artist at the Halcyon Music Festival, and the Manchester Summer Chamber Music series. Previous Yellow Barn musician (2017)