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Concert host

Emily Gann

Emily Gann

Emily Gann is supported by Roger and Helen Salkeld

Acknowledged for her creative leadership and artistic vision, Emily passionately believes in the power of music to transform lives & connect communities. As Founding Director of Connecting the Dots in Music, Emily works as teaching artist, educator and creative producer, and has established a growing portfolio of award-winning music projects. In 2020, her work received an Arts SA Ruby Award and was as a finalist in the JM International Young Audiences in Music Awards. As Founder/Artistic Producer of Lullaby Project Australia, Emily collaborates closely with Carnegie Hall and builds unique cross-sector partnerships. Whilst leading the Education & Community Program for Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, she commissioned and produced a number of pioneering orchestral works for young audiences, including The Bush Concert (Mark Simeon Ferguson) and What Do You Do With An Idea? (Paul Rissmann). Emily is now driving an exciting recording and education collaboration with Kobi Yamada, Paul Rissmann, Adelaide Symphony Orchestra and Young Adelaide Voices that will see communities globally interact creatively with this magical work.

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