Emily Newman graduated from the Royal Academy of Music in 2019 with an MA Distinction. She studied the modern bassoon with Robin O’Neill and Historical bassoon with Andrew Watts.
Prior to the Academy Emily studied at the Royal College of Music with Joost Bosdijk, Sarah Burnett, Andrea de Flamminies, Julie Price (modern bassoon) and Wouter Verschuren (classical bassoon) where she received BMus First Class Honours.
Emily has guested with orchestras such as the Ulster Orchestra, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, the Philharmonia Orchestra, and Sinfonia Cyrmu as well as taking part in schemes with the Philharmonia Orchestra and London Symphony Orchestra. Emily is the currently on the London Philharmonic Orchestra Future Firsts Scheme 2020-2022.
As a historical bassoonist, Emily has performed with the Hanover Band, Armonico Consort, Consort of Twelve, Academy of Ancient Music (as part of their scheme) as well as taking part in the Bach Cantata series at RAM.