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Emily Phernambucq

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Emily Phernambucq


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Flutist Emily Phernambucq is a soloist, chamber musician, and orchestral player. She performs in halls across Canada, such as The Jack Singer Concert Hall, The Chan Centre, Koerner Hall, The Winspear Centre, and the National Arts Centre. In February 2019, Phernambucq had her solo debut in Koerner Hall with the Royal Conservatory Orchestra conducted by Johannes Debus, performing Mozart’s Flute Concerto in G Major. As an orchestral musician, Phernambucq frequently performs with numerous ensembles, including the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra, the Royal Conservatory Orchestra, Against the Grain Theatre, and the National Youth Orchestra of Canada. Emily has worked under the baton of esteemed conductors Gábor Takács-Nagy, Bramwell Tovey, Tania Miller, Johannes Debus, Nathan Brock, and Leon Fleisher, among others. She frequently performs in international festivals, for artists such as Denis Bouriakov, Emmanuel Pahud, James Galway, Lorna McGhee, and Carol Wincenc. In 2017, Emily participated in the National Youth Orchestra of Canada’s Edges of Canada Tour, celebrating the 150th anniversary of the confederation of Canada. Emily holds a Bachelor of Music and Artist Diploma from The Glenn Gould School of the Royal Conservatory of Music and a Master of Music from McGill University. Her primary teachers have included Denis Bluteau, Carolyn Christie, Nora Shulman, Susan Hoeppner, and Lauren Eselson.

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