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Emma Weiss

Emma Weiss

Biography

Emma Weiss is a music director, educator, and pianist from New York City. Emma has music directed productions, concerts, and cabarets in New York at Radio City Music Hall, Joe’s Pub, Feinstein’s 54 Below, The Django, The Duplex, and The Tank. She has worked as an Associate Music Director regionally at the Weston Playhouse and Seattle Rep, and as a Music Director at the Parallel 45 Theater Company in Traverse City, Michigan. As a private coach, Emma enjoys teaching performers of all ages and abilities and has particular strength preparing performers for auditions, coaching dynamic, nuanced, and connected musical interpretations, and choosing new rep for students. As a passionate educator, Emma has music directed productions and classes at The Dalton School, The Studio School, Horace Greeley High School, Cap 21/ Molloy College, The Merry-Go-Round Theater Festival, FrenchWoods Festival, Applause New York, Actors Technique NY, and Child's Play NY. Emma is the recipient of the Periclean Scholar Award for her music direction and conducting of Sweeney Todd at Skidmore College.
Education:
BA, Music - Skidmore College 2013
Goodspeed Music Direction Intensive 2014
MA, Musical Theater Music Directing - Royal Conservatoire of Scotland 2015

Experience

  • Off Broadway
  • Regional
  • Concerts/Cabaret
  • Education

Regions

  • NYC/Tri-State Area

Expertise

  • Music Director/Conductor (Pianist)
  • Music Director/Conductor (Not Pianist)
  • Vocal Director and/or Choral Prep
  • Music Assistant
  • Music Copyist
  • Pit Musician (Keyboards)
  • Class/Voice Lesson/Rehearsal Pianist
  • Voice teacher with roster of private students
  • Classroom music teacher at an educational institution

Instruments

  • Piano
  • Synth - keyboards
  • Voice

Software

  • GarageBand
  • Logic
  • MainStage
  • Sibelius

Affiliations

  • THE AMERICAN FEDERATION OF MUSICIANS (AFM)

Pronouns

  • She/Her