Upcoming Shows

Caroline in the City | March 5 & 6, 2020 @ N.E.W


Emily Cole |  violin

Emily Cole has been a member of the Oregon Symphony since 2011 and currently serves on the faculty of Lewis & Clark College.  She has performed with the Dallas and Seattle Symphonies, the Grant Park Festival Orchestra, and numerous regional orchestras throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth area.  Emily has held concertmaster and principal positions at the National Orchestral Institute and at the International Festival-Institute at Round Top.  She was the first place winner for violin in the 2003 Washington State Music Educators Competition. In 2004, she appeared as a soloist with the Seattle Symphony and conductor Gerard Schwarz.  As a recitalist, Emily appeared on the 2008 Green Recital Series at the Carnegie Cultural Center in Ottawa, Kansas, a performance that was recorded for Kansas Public Television.

Emily received her M.M. as a student of Emanuel Borok at the University of North Texas, where she held a teaching fellowship.  She received her B.M. from the University of Texas at Austin as a student of Brian Lewis.  Originally from Seattle, WA, Emily was a longtime student of former Seattle Symphony concertmaster Ilkka Talvi.