Emi Ferguson | Flute

English­American flutist Emi Ferguson is a performer who stretches the boundaries of what is expected of modern­day instrumentalists. Emi’s unique approach to the flute can be heard in performances that alternate between the Silver Flute, Historical Flutes, and Auxilary Flutes, playing repertoire that stretches from the Renaissance to today. Emi has been a featured performer at festivals including the Marlboro Music Festival, Lake Champlain Music Festival, June in Buffalo, and can be heard in concerts around the world as well as at home in New York City. Emi is the 1st Prize winner of the National Flute Association’s Young Artist Competition, of the New York Flute Club Young Artist competition, the Mid­Atlantic Flute Competition, the Juilliard Concerto Competition, and the J.C. Arriaga Chamber Music Competition and was a recipient of the 2014 Salon de Virtuosi grant. Emi is currently on the faculty of the Juilliard School teaching Ear Training in the Evening and Pre­ College divisions and has taught on the faculty of the University of Buffalo. Born in Japan and raised in London and Boston, she now resides in New York City. For more information please visit: www.emiferguson.com