Percussion and Drums, Primary Curriculum
Brighton , Hove and Sussex
Emma is originally from Ireland and now based in Brighton. After completing her studies at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in 2013, Emma joined the West End/Broadway smash hit show STOMP in 2014 and toured extensively throughout Europe, Asia, Australia and South America with the company. Within the studio Emma's work as a Body Percussion Artist can be found on the Secret Life of Human’s soundtrack. The play inspired by Yuval Harari’s international bestseller, Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind which had a sold out run at The New Diorama, London and 59e59, New York in 2018.In 2019 Emma performed with Joss Arnott Dance Company as the Percussionist and Co-Composer for their production of PULSE touring the UK Dance and Music Festivals. In October 2018 Emma performed in the World Premiere and Irish National Tour of a new Opera production by John O’Brien inspired by Oscar Wilde’s timeless story, The Nightingale & The Rose. In September 2019 she performed the live soundtrack of JOUD Movie in Saudi Arabia with the London Contemporary Orchestra. In 2020/2021, as a member of Bangers and Crash Percussion Emma worked with Music Network Ireland delivering workshops across the country. Throughout her career Emma has taught in music conservatoires, primary and secondary schools, private music services and in her own home. Emma believes that a strong musical education is paramount for children and enjoys passing her knowledge and experience onto the next generation. Having recently completed a PGCE in primary education Emma is qualified to deliver primary music curriculum alongside percussion and drum kit lessons.