Emily Stenson was raised in Tokyo, Japan. She attended Pacific Lutheran University (PLU) in Tacoma, WA where she studied and received a Bachelors of Music in Vocal Performance in May, 2015. She performed in multiple operas and musicals while an undergraduate. She played the Baker’s Wife in Into the Woods, Hypolita in Benjamin Britten’s A Midsummer Nights Dream, and featured solos in multiple student-led musical revue productions.
Miss Stenson has taught voice in the Washington Metropolitan area since she moved here in 2016. She has taught and coached vocalists of diverse ages and backgrounds. She also has sung and continues to cantor at various churches, including St. James in Falls Church, and St. Raymond’s in Springfield. Emily has also been a featured soloist for Choral Studies of Dvorjak, and Handel’s Messiah.
Though Miss Stenson loves performing, her greatest passion is teaching. She takes great pride in the success of her students in the performing arts and beyond. Her love of performing and teaching drives her to continue learning so that she may share her love of music and the arts with students everywhere.