Emily Scicchitano is a violinist from Syracuse, New York and began studying violin at age 8 in her elementary school orchestra. She studied privately from middle school through high school with Shelby Dems and Edgar Tumajyan, a violinist of Symphoria. Following high school, she earned a bachelor’s degree in Violin Performance from Ithaca College under the mentorship of Calvin Wiersma. Emily is currently the concertmaster of the Buffalo Community Orchestra in Buffalo, Minnesota. She has performed in many masterclasses for world-renowned performers and teachers such as Stefan Jackiw, Benjamin Baker, The Israeli Chamber Project, Cuarteto Latinoamericano, and more. She has performed throughout Europe and the United States as a chamber and orchestral musician, performing at venues such as Carnegie Hall and Kodak Hall.
In addition to her performing career, she is very passionate about teaching and has taught private violin and viola lessons for many years. Emily loves connecting with students of all ages and abilities, and is excited to share her love of music with the students at Kramer’s School of Music.