Emily Forster is a student at Baldwin Wallace University, pursuing a Bachelor of Music in Flute Performance with a French minor. She studies under George Pope and has received other instruction from Holly Clemans. Emily is a founding member of E3K, a woodwind and percussion quartet that performs new and old music. Her recent collaborations include premiering Mattea Williams’ “Komorebi” with Steven Banks and Max Hanks. In addition, Emily was a performer participant at Fresh Inc. Festival: Digital Edition in June 2020, collaborating with the Fifth House Ensemble. Emily was a member of the Plymouth Soundscape Ensemble, who worked with Michael Colgrass to hold a clinic at Midwest Conference in December 2015.
Emily is currently a member of the BW Symphonic Wind Ensemble, who recently toured Carnegie Hall, and BW Symphony Orchestra, who recently toured in Indianapolis, Cincinnati, and Columbus. She participates in pit orchestras when the chance arises, recently performing Stravinsky’s “The Rake’s Progress” with the BW pit orchestra in early 2019. Emily is a member of the Dayton C. Miller Society and has received the Baldwin Wallace Presidential Scholarship and Griffiths Music Scholarship. In May, 2020, she received nomination to the BW French Recognition Society: Sigma Lambda Alpha.
During the summer months, Emily resides in Plymouth, Michigan, where she works with the Plymouth-Canton Educational Park marching band as a music instructor, primarily working with the woodwind players. She teaches large groups of high school students during her work but
also gives one-on-one lessons with the flute players there.