Emily Sheppard Musician
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Emily Sheppard studied violin at the Australian National Academy of Music (ANAM) in Melbourne. Her teachers have included Miwako Abe, Adam Chalabi and Peter Tanfield.
She is a casual member of ACO Collective and the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra and has played as a soloist with the ANAM Orchestra and Orchestra Victoria. Her chamber ensemble, ‘Eureka Ensemble’ tour regionally in NSW and Qld, running improvisation workshops for school children and performing concerts, with a focus on programming contemporary Australian repertoire. Festival appearances include MONA FOMA, Next Wave, The Brisbane Festival, Peninsula Summer Music Festival, Panama, Ten Days on the Island and Fractangular. Emily also studies Environmental Science at UTAS and is interested in the junction of music and environment.
She is currently working on a dance/music collaborative arts project themed around the disappearance of the kelp forests of the East Coast of Tasmania.