TICKET GIVEAWAY WINNERS ANNOUNCED!
Emily Bear is a 12 year-old pianist and composer who enjoys performing both classical and jazz repertoire, as well as her original compositions. Emily has performed with orchestras in the U.S., Europe and Asia, at such venues as Carnegie Hall and the Hollywood Bowl, and she recently released her first studio album, Diversity, produced by her mentor and friend, Quincy Jones. The album peaked at #3 on Billboard’s Traditional Jazz Albums chart.
CONGRATULATIONS to Isla Law, Matt Nicoloff, Dawn Vandenheuvel, and Michelle Prosch – they each won a pair of tickets to Emily’s show this Sunday at The Dakota!
Learn more and buy tickets at the Dakota’s website: www.dakotacooks.com
Watch Emily perform Schumann’s “Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 54” with the Santa Fe Concert Association on Dec. 24, 2012:
Twelve year-old Emily Bear is one of the most astonishing musical talents of our time; composing, orchestrating, and performing in a diverse collection of styles. A child of this century, born Aug. 30, 2001 in Rockford IL, where she lives with her parents and older brother and sister, Emily started to show talent from the cradle. She started playing the piano at age 2, and by the age of 6, she had played on the Ellen DeGeneres Show, and performed at the White House for President Bush. By the time she was 8 she had composed more than 350 pieces of her own music. Emily’s first studio album, Diversity, produced by her mentor and friend, legendary Quincy Jones was released in 2013 and peaked at #3 on Billboard’s Traditional Jazz Albums chart.
Visit Emily’s website to learn more: www.emilybear.com.