Highlights, Summer 2016: Classic FM celebrates Emma’s birthday, she was named Person of Today by Debrett’s and her new album English Fantasy will be out in August.Read More
With the death of Prince the recently I found myself thinking how liberating it could be to change your name as he did. Would people treat you differently? Would things go better or worse for you?Read More
It’s universal, that instinct for putting your hands together to make noise in appreciation of a performer. But nevertheless each culture has its own take on applauding and this can sometimes be confusing for the itinerant musician…Read More
Visitors to my music room sometimes look alarmed when they find themselves face to face with a human skeleton standing in the corner…”Am I to be the next victim?” you can see them wondering!
They needn’t worry; the skeleton merely stands there as a constant reminder to me about that essential element of playing an instrument well, or of doing just about anything well come to that: good posture.
This year has gotten off to a wonderful start: the unveiling of a portrait at Pembroke College Cambridge, a charity concert for CLIC Sargent with HRH Prince Charles, and appearances on BBC Radio 3 and 4 as well as Classic FM. Emma is happy to share the news that she’s been back in the studio – with her jazz trio!Read More
My experiences with live v studio recordingsRead More
Why I choose to play English clarinets and what it has been like to work with craftsman Peter Eaton.Read More