Norfolk native Emily Russell has been performing and teaching music locally for over fifteen years. After receiving her Bachelors of Music from James Madison University, Ms. Russell taught music in both public- and private-school settings.
Ms. Russell is the Children’s Chorus Master at Virginia Opera as well as a performer with the organization. In addition, Ms. Russell has performed with the Virginia Chorale, the Virginia Symphony Chorus, Tidewater Opera Initiative, and Cantabile Project.
She currently teaches preschool music and has a private piano and voice studio.