The New York Times calls flutist Emma Resmini, age 15, “a bright, young prodigy.” Emma has soloed with the Dallas Symphony (TX), National Symphony (DC), Pittsburgh Symphony (PA), and McLean Orchestra (VA). She was recently the first prize winner of the 2015 National Symphony Orchestra Young Soloist Competition and will perform again as a soloist with the NSO during its 2015/16 season. Additional 2015/16 engagements include the New York Flute Club Concert Series, National Flute Association Convention, Odeon Chamber Music Series, Pathway Foundation Young Artist Series, Rock Creek Chamber Players Series, and the Candlelight Concert Series. Other recent solo recitals include the Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival, Music at Penn Alps, Flute Society of Washington, and Concerts at the Alden. Emma is a fierce advocate of new music and has premiered pieces by Peter Thorne, Sean William Calhoun, Kai-Young Chan, Russell Nadel, William K. Brehm, and René Samson.
With a worldwide following, Emma’s classical flute videos have millions of views on YouTube and across social media. She is the featured artist on the Candlewood Media recording of works for flute and piano by William K. Brehm, and an additional disc of arrangements for flute, violin and piano. 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.