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Emily Hunt leads a diverse career as a performer, pedagogue, and certified Suzuki teacher. Her accomplishments include winning the international competition of Fresno Cello and showcasing her talent by playing the Paganini variations on one string with their symphony orchestra. Based in Mesa, she passionately maintains a cello studio, dedicated to helping others discover joy and passion in playing music. 


Emily is actively involved in Arizona's cultural institutions, contributing to the Phoenix Theatre, Tucson and Phoenix symphony, and serving on the organization team of Cellobration. Holding a cello performance degree from Arizona State University and benefiting from additional studies with renowned mentors like Lynn Harrell, Andrew Mark, Yehuda Hanani, Steven Doane, Timothy Eddy, and Uri Vardi. Emily's expertise extends to coachings with esteemed quartets like Brentano, Shanghai, Ying, and St. Lawrence. She is a regular performer at prestigious music festivals such as Red Rock, Castleman Quartet Program, Lev Aronson Legacy, High Peaks, Taconic Music, and the National Cello Institute.

In her leisure time, Emily enjoys spending time with her dog Louie, competitive swimming and hiking.


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