Emily Schwitzgebel is a recent graduate of the College of Wooster where she received a Bachelor of Music degree in Music Theory and Composition, and is currently pursuing a Master of Music degree in Music Theory at UMASS Amherst. She serves as a Graduate Assistant for freshman music theory at UMASS, and has tutoring experience with topics related to Orchestration, Counterpoint, Post-Tonal Theory, and Tonal Theory.
Emily’s compositions have been selected for award under auspices such as “Women’s Works,” and “Golden Key International,” and have been premiered in Wooster, OH, Cincinnati, OH, and Ithaca, NY. She is a member of the Pi Kappa Lambda National Music Honor Society, and has worked as a salaried music preparation specialist, formatting scores and instrumental parts for the Chicago Jazz Orchestra.
A violist with 11 years of experience, she performed for four years as a member of the Wooster Symphony Orchestra and Wooster Chamber Music Ensemble, and currently plays in the UMASS Symphony Orchestra. Additionally, she has played the piano for 16 years, and the guitar for 9 years.