Emily Hopkins began studying harp at the age of 8 under harpist Jeanne Fintz-Goldstein of Long Island. Emily has since participated in various orchestras such as the Metropolitan Youth Orchestra, C.W. Post Orchestra,
Hunter College Symphony, and the Toronto Youth Wind Orchestra. In 2009, she performed in Carnegie Hall for the first time under the direction of Phil Preddice, and in 2012
she became a member of Music Under New York. In 2015, she graduated from Hunter College under the
instruction of harpist and composer Alyssa Reit with a double major in Music Performance and Media Studies. Emily has been featured in the New York Post, on WQXR Classical Radio,
in Kurt Boone's book Subway Beats , on CUNY TV's "Study With The Best", and on the World News Now segment for ABC News. She
has worked with singers, dancers, and composers in recording original compositions such as "A Life: Lived" and "Greenland", and she has performed for Resorts World Casino, Pop Up New York, and Turnstyle Underground Market. Emily uses both her black Salvi acoustic pedal harp and her blue Camac electroacoustic pedal harp for music therapy, orchestral work,
theatre productions, wedding ceremonies, cocktail hours, baby showers, church functions, and other special events.
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