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Emily Hau

Violin - Toronto ON
Emily received her Bachelor and Master of Music degrees in violin from the University of Houston.

She studied under the guidance of the distinguished artist Fredell Lack, and the concertmaster of Dallas Symphony, Emanuel Borok. Emily has been the recipient of numerous awards and scholarships from the University of Houston, the University of Toronto, the Starling Endowment, and the Canadian Aldeburgh Foundation. She has performed in master classes for artists including Ruggiero Ricci, James Buswell, Kyung Sun Lee, Charles Castleman and Rachel Podger.

A vibrant young violinist, Emily spent several summers abroad at music festivals that include Banff, Britten-Pears, Schlern and Pacific Music Festival. Her musical experiences over the years, have allowed her to study, as well as perform, under some of the most renowned teachers and conductors of our time. Emily has previously studied with Zhang Yun Zhang, Lorand Fenyves and Paul Kantor. She has played under conductors such as Riccardo Muti, Andrey Boreyko and Robin Ticciati. Her recent engagements have allowed her to travel throughout Canada, the United States, Japan, Italy, Jamaica, England and Germany. In addition to performing with Duo d'Amore, Emily is principal second violin of Sinfonia Toronto.