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Emma Ford

Emma Ford

Biography

Emma Ford is a passionate Drummer and Percussionist born and raised in Sydney, Australia. She received her Bachelor of Music (Jazz Performance) from The Sydney Conservatorium Of Music and has dedicated the majority of her career to Musical Theatre.

Emma has played drums for numerous productions in Australia, toured Nationally and Internationally with 'The Illusionists 1903' and recently returned from playing a sold out season of 'In The Heights' at the Sydney Opera House Concert Hall. Emma won the 2016 Rob Guest Endowment Theatre Musicians Award, providing her with funding to study privately with drummer Andres Forero (Hamilton) in NYC.

Since moving to New York in 2018, Emma made her Broadway debut subbing for 'Head Over Heels' and is currently a sub for 'Come From Away' and 'Tootsie'. She has been an accompanist for Broadway dance auditions and has also played a number of gigs and cabarets around NYC alongside legends such as Stephen Schwartz, Ben Vereen, Adam Jacobs and more.

Experience

  • Broadway
  • Regional
  • Concerts/Cabaret

Regions

  • NYC/Tri-State Area
  • Australia/NZ
  • Other Countries

Expertise

  • Pit Musician (Other)
  • Other

Instruments

  • Drums
  • Percussion

Affiliations

  • THE AMERICAN FEDERATION OF MUSICIANS (AFM)

Preferred Pronouns

  • She/Her