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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 played 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 has subbed on a number of Broadway shows including, 'Head Over Heels', 'Come From Away' (Broadway and North American Tour), 'Tootsie', and 'Jagged Little Pill'. She has been an accompanist for Broadway dance auditions, played for several workshops/readings and has performed a number of concerts and cabarets around NYC alongside performers such as Stephen Schwartz, Ben Vereen, John Cameron Mitchell, Ariana DeBose, Jenn Colella and more.

Experience

  • Broadway
  • Regional
  • Concerts/Cabaret

Regions

  • NYC/Tri-State Area
  • Australia/NZ

Expertise

  • Pit Musician (Other)
  • Other

Instruments

  • Drums
  • Percussion

Affiliations

  • THE AMERICAN FEDERATION OF MUSICIANS (AFM)

Pronouns

  • She/Her