Projects and Ensembles

Kamratōn is a performer-driven ensemble presenting dynamic contemporary chamber music, supporting emerging composers, and celebrating women in the arts. Alia Musica is a Pittsburgh-based and nationally recognized new music ensemble. The Afro-Yaqui Music Collective plays eco-socialist jazz/world fusion. The Akron Symphony, Evansville Philharmonic, and Johnstown Symphony bring high-quality orchestral music to their communities.

Biography

Emily Cook is a dynamic performer and educator based in Pittsburgh, PA and Bloomington, IN. She performs as the principal clarinetist with the Akron Symphony Orchestra and bass clarinetist with the Evansville Philharmonic, and she has also performed with the Pittsburgh, Richmond (VA), Hartford, Williamsburg, and Johnstown symphonies.  Emily is dedicated to performing new music,…

Lessons

Emily is available to teach clarinet and piano students of all ages at her studios in Indianapolis and Bloomington, IN.  Please visit Indiana Clarinet Lessons or contact her at cookmusicstudios@gmail.com for more information. About Emily Emily holds a bachelor’s degree in Music Education from Lawrence University, as well as a master’s degree and artist diploma in…

Research

Emily’s research has focused on the music of Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho, and she has presented it at SUNY Buffalo and the CUNY Graduate Center. Emily is interested in exploring the role of timbre in musical meaning, expression, and structure and in developing a vocabulary to do so. Abstracts Performing Otherness: Musical Persona in a…