EMILY MITCHELL

Bio

Emily Mitchell HS_2014_1_smEmily Mitchell’s 30-year career includes her popular recordings for RCA Victor, teaching on the artist faculty of New York University, master classes taught at the Royal College of Music, London, Eastman School of Music, Juilliard, Berklee College of Music, Madrid Conservatory and as an established name in the television, motion picture and recording studios of NYC. Recently relocated to Houston, Ms. Mitchell is newly appointed to teach at Stephen F. Austin State University. Azica Records released her new CD, Garden in Harp, compositions by Gary Schocker, in early 2012. Ms. Mitchell has served on the AHS Board of Directors and as Chair of the AHS 50th Anniversary, 40th National Conference. She is a graduate of the Eastman School of Music with a Performer’s Certificate and an Associate of the Royal College of Music, London having studied with Julia Herrmann Edwards, Eileen Malone, and Marisa Robles. Ms. Mitchell was awarded First Prize at the 7th International Harp Contest, 1979. In the words of The Washington Post, “Mitchell commands a vivid palette of colors and uses them with imagination.” “A marvelous harpist” The New York Times.