- Historical Performance | Wind, Brass & Percussion
Emily White is a freelance musician specialising in historical performance and new music. She is a member of The English Cornett and Sackbut Ensemble who’s 16 discs include Classic FM disc of the month, BBC Choice, several Gramophone Awards and Diapason d’Or winners. She also plays principal regularly for Il Giardino Armonico in Italy, playing on the Diapason D'or Disc of the Year La Morte della Ragione. She also works with Duniden Consort, Alte Musik Berlin, Les Talens Lyriques, B’Rock and the 'crack British ensemble’ (The Observer) In Echo. She loves the freedom that can be found in early music performance practise and contemporary music. Her trio Pandora's Box with John Kenny and Miguel Sevilliano Tantos has toured their improvisatory take on contemporary and early music to Portugal, Spain, Ireland, UK and USA.
Emily has has several pieces written for her, including O'r Galons for solo sackbut by Peter McCarthy, Wrens by Peter Cowdrey, The Concerto in the Fantastic style: Scylla and Charybdis and In Praise of P by Rachel Stott, and John Kenny wrote his groundbreaking Sonata for female trombonist Secret House for Emily. She released a disc of it with Carnyx&Co and a video on her You Tube channel Emily White Sackbut and Trombone in 2021.
Emily recorded a solo disc A Cry Was Heard with Deux-Elles which will be released in autumn 2022.
Emily is professor of sackbut at The Guildhall School of Music and Drama, teaches trombone and sackbut at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama and trombone at Wells Cathedral School. She was awarded an ARAM and is an affiliated artist with Conn-Selmer.
Emily studied trombone at The Royal Academy of Music, London, Guildhall School of Music & Drama and baroque violin at Trinity Laban.