Emily Call, violin
Emily Call is a violinist and performer of traditional repertoire as well as contemporary music. Based in Los Angeles, she has played at venues as diverse as the Gibson Amphitheatre, the House of Blues San Diego, the Silverlake Lounge, SPACE Arts Center, Monk Space, Human Resources, REDCAT, and the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. Emily has been a soloist with the CalArts New Millennium Chamber Orchestra and the Sage City Symphony, as well as a featured performer with the CalArts Baroque Ensemble. Outside of ISQ, Emily has performed with various groups across Los Angeles, including YMF’s Debut Orchestra and Classical Revolution LA. Not limited to the orchestral world, Emily has had the privilege of recording and performing with a diverse group of bands and songwriters, including Baths, Hooded Eyes, and Trevor Wilson.
A highlight of Emily’s career was performing James Tenney’s Koan for solo violin for legend Malcolm Goldstein, the dedicatee of the piece. A highlight of her non-musical career was driving across the country, from Connecticut to California, and making stops at Graceland and Cadillac Ranch along the way.
Emily is also an enthusiastic teacher. She is a program director for Elemental Strings, where she runs the Prelude Program and coaches for the upper orchestras. Emily also maintains a private studio and teaching for Musical Beginnings in Westchester.
MFA CalArts, 2013. BA Bennington College, 2011. Violin studies with: Martha Caplin, Lorenz Gamma, Mark Menzies.