Originally from Camborne, England, Emily currently lives in Wales where she began her studies at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama (RWCMD) in 2014. Just three years later Emily was presented with the coveted Harry Mortimer Award at the 2017 British Open Championships in Symphony Hall.


A former Principal Solo Horn of the National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain (NYBBGB) and the National Children's Brass Band of Great Britain, Emily is now Solo Horn of the Flowers Band, having previously played Solo Horn with the Tongwynlais Temperance Band and the Lanner & District Silver Band.


Whilst studying at the RWCMD, Emily won the Philip Jones Brass Ensemble Competition (2016 and 2017), the McGrenery Chamber Prize (2017) and also reached the 2017 final of the prestigious Linda Mowatt solo competition.


Emily is making a name for herself as one of the brass world’s bright young stars having recently won the 'Best Tenor Horn' award at the prestigious Brass in Concert Championships. Emily made her NABBSS debut in 2018, and we are delighted that she is returning once again for this year's 2019 course. 


Take the first step to book your place on the 2021 North American Brass Band Summer School (late June - early July; dates to be confirmed) through registering your interest by submitting this online form.


Please note that all participants must be a minimum of 19 yrs-old on June 24, 2021, unless accompanied by an adult (19 yrs or over) for the duration of the course. For all inquiries relating to NABBSS please email:


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