Emma Gregory, Clarinet & Saxophone

Emma Gregory received her Bachelor of Music degree in Clarinet Performance from Michigan State University where she studied with Guy Yehuda. As a student, Emma was an avid ensemble performer, playing with the MSU Clarinet Choir, Wind Symphony, Jazz Orchestra III (saxophone), and the Cantabile Trio. She developed her teaching skills through participating in music education classes and working as a substitute clarinet, saxophone, and piano teacher at the Okemos Music Academy.

As a member of the Michigan State University Wind Symphony, Emma has had the opportunity to collaborate with composers such as John Mackey, John Corgliano, and David Maslanka. She has also performed at several music festivals and conferences, such as the International Clarinet Festival, College Band Directors National Association Conference, Clarinetopia, and the Michigan Music Conference. As a festival performer, Emma had the opportunity to work with clarinet legends, Elsa Ludwig-Verdher and Charlie Neidich.

Emma is currently a graduate student at Clark University, studying International Development and Social Change. She continues to her musical career as a clarinet and saxophone teacher at Pakachoag and volunteers and teaches regularly with Main IDEA, a local youth arts organization.