Emma Hammond is an imaginative performer and educator based in the South
Jersey/Philadelphia area. In 2021, Emma earned her Master’s degree in flute performance at the
University of Maryland in College Park, MD, where she studied with Sarah Frisof, Aaron
Goldman, and Leah Arsenault Barrick.
Emma is a North Carolina native, and she graduated from Appalachian State University with a
Bachelor of Music in flute performance in 2019. Her past teachers include Nancy
Schneeloch-Bingham, Andrea Kuypers, and Lissie Shanahan.
In February 2019, she performed Charles Griffes' Poem for flute and orchestra with the
Appalachian Symphony Orchestra after being named a winner of the Hayes School of Music
Concerto-Aria Competition. She has played in masterclasses for flutists Jasmine Choi, Martha
Long, Mimi Tachouet, Bonita Boyd, Emily Skala, Göran Marcusson, Stephen Preston, Bradley
Garner, Erika Boysen, and Anne Laney. She also regularly performs with the Johnson City
Symphony in Tennessee.
Emma loves working with students of all ages to help them discover a strong sense of self
through flute playing. She is passionate about incorporating body mapping in lessons to set up
students to be comfortable, confident, and artistic performers.
Emma teaches: Flute and piccolo
Lessons with Emma are available on Monday at the NJ School of Music in Medford.