Why I Play Early Music

Fifth in our series of guest posts marking Early Music Month

For today’s post, we have partnered with cellist Emily Davidson and her successful YouTube channel emilyplayscello.

In the video, talks about why she plays early music and how she fell in love with historical performance practice. Thank you, Emily!

Emily Davidson, baroque cellist, lives, performs, and teaches in the Boston area. Emily is founder and director of Emergence Quartet, period instrument string quartet. She received her Master’s degree in Early Music Performance from The Longy School of Music of Bard College as a student of Phoebe Carrai and her Bachelor’s degree from The Hartt School at The University of Hartford. Emily brings her historical approach to new platforms, drawing a passionate following on YouTube and Instagram for classical music.

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