Emily Shelley

Emily Shelley was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She is currently second horn of both The Wheeling Symphony in West Virginia and the Erie Philharmonic in Pennsylvania. Mrs. Shelley has taught privately for over a decade. She is on faculty at the Music Settlement in Cleveland, OH and is co-founder of the North Coast Winds Chamber Music Camp. In addition to her performing career, she holds the position of Education & Outreach Coordinator at Piano Cleveland.

Mrs. Shelley completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Toronto in 2010 where she studied with Gabriel Radford. She then moved to the United States completing her master’s degree at The Cleveland Institute of Music under the tutelage of Cleveland Orchestra principal hornist Richard King, and went on to receive her artist’s diploma at The Oberlin Conservatory where she studied with Roland Pandolfi. In both Canada and the United States, Mrs. Shelley attended Domaine Forget, Windfest, the Banff Centre, and the Music Academy of the West summer festivals.