Professional Harpist, Emily Granger, performs for numerous weddings, cocktail parties, receptions, holiday parties and dinners every year. Emily frequents The Drake Hotel, The Chicago Club and the University Club of Chicago. She has performed in Carnegie Hall, New York City and Orchestra Hall, Chicago.
Emily Granger received her Bachelor's of Music in Harp Performance from The Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University where she was a student of renowned harpist, Susann McDonald. She is currently pursuing her Master's of Music in Orchestral Studies at the Chicago College of the Performing Arts where she studies with Chicago Symphony's Principal Harpist, Sarah Bullen.
As a soloist, Emily has been featured as a guest artist at the Charterhouse International Music Festival in Godalming, United Kingdom, with the Columbus Indiana Philharmonic, Carmel Symphony Orchestra, Northland Symphony Orchestra and Clay Center Arts Council. Emily was a finalist for the Young Artists Harp Competition in 2008, was awarded the 2007 Eastern Music Festival Young Artists Award, and First Prize at the Indianapolis Matinee Musicale in 2008. She is the former Principal Harpist of the Columbus Indiana Philharmonic and Carmel Symphony Orchestra where she held those positions from 2008-2010. During the summers, Emily has attended the Indiana University Summer Music Festival (2009) and the National Orchestral Institute (2010). She toured with the American Wind Symphony Orchestra (2010) premiering Carlos Rivera's Adagio for Harp and Winds.
Emily frequently performs with flutist, Emma Gerstein and the duo has performed together at the University of Chicago, Indiana University and Weil Hall at Carnegie Hall in New York City.
Emma Gerstein (Flute),
Rose Armbrust (Viola)