Emily Young is an enthusiastic teacher-musician with a love for inspiring people to learn through the arts. She has particular interests in voice pedagogy and education, choral singing, musical theatre, community music, and music and arts programming. She strives to create arts programs for participants to develop their musical skills and education, voice-building, community-building, and teamwork and collaboration skills.
Emily has recently earned her Master’s of Arts in Community Music at Wilfrid Laurier University (2018), is the conductor of both the Training Choir and Junior Choir at the Mississauga Children's Choir, and maintains a private voice and theory studio in Georgetown and Mississauga, Ontario. She holds an Honours Bachelor of Music Education in Voice from Wilfrid Laurier University, and a Bachelor of Education from the University of Toronto.
As a supporter of community music, Emily is involved with community theatre groups in Mississauga. She has music directed and choreographed productions for youth theatre including Aladdin, Hairspray, Beauty and the Beast, Oliver!, Peter Pan, The Wizard of Oz, Newsies, Shrek, The Lion King, and The Little Mermaid.
In 2017 Emily founded an adult community recreational glee club 'Port Credit Glee' in Mississauga. This group is aimed at adults over 18 to participate in group singing in a glee meets cabaret style. Participants are given opportunities to sing as much or as little as they would like given their own unique skills and comfort level. Participants may also be given opportunities to showcase their creativity by staging or choreographing musical numbers to be performed at the end of term showcase. For more information on PC Glee, visit the PC Glee page.