An amazing musician… your artistry is astounding.” (NPR’s Performance Today)
Flutist Emma Resmini is a soloist, collaborative artist, and new music advocate. She has soloed numerous times with the National Symphony, as well as the Philadelphia Orchestra, Dallas Symphony, Pittsburgh Symphony, and Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival Orchestra. Emma was a 2016 NPR Performance Today Young Artist In Residence, with interviews and performances airing over three days, primarily focusing on American contemporary composers. Her performances have also been aired on WHYY-TV. Other recent solo engagements include the Penn Composers Guild, National Flute Association Convention, New York Flute Club Concert Series, Music for Food, Odeon Chamber Music Series, and Music at Penn Alps.
Beyond the classical canon, Emma is also an avid performer of new music. A review of her performance at the 2016 New Music Gathering raved, “Emma Resmini stunned the crowd.” (I Care If You Listen) At the Curtis Institute of Music she was a featured soloist in the tribute concert to composer Kaija Saariaho, performing NoaNoa for flute and electronics, and as a member of the Curtis 20/21 Ensemble’s performances of Schoenberg’s Pierrot Lunaire in NYC, Philadelphia, and Washington, DC. She’ll once again be a featured soloist on the Fall 2017 20/21 concert. As an advocate of emerging composers, she has performed the world premiere of over twenty new works. She is also in her third season with the Arcana New Music Ensemble, where her music has been described as “masterfully performed.” (DC Metro Theater Arts)
With a worldwide following, her classical flute videos have millions of views across social media. Emma attends the Curtis Institute of Music, studying with Jeffrey Khaner, Principal Flutist of the Philadelphia Orchestra. She was the youngest member ever accepted to the National Symphony Orchestra Youth Fellowship, and was a long-time student of NSO flutist Alice Kogan Weinreb.