Roles in Archive: Artist, Performer
A specialist in both early and contemporary music, Emily Eagen has performed Tehillim (Reich) with the Residentie Orkest of the Hague, Tao (Andriessen) with the Amsterdam Concertgebow, solo works with the Baroque ensemble L’Arpeggiata, and new works by living composers at festivals in the Netherlands and Bosnia. She has participated in a workshop for singers and composers with Dawn Upshaw and Osvaldo Golijov at Carnegie Hall, premiered works by composers at NYU and Princeton, and learned and performed the music of Meredith Monk. Emily is on the faculties of the Amherst Early Music Festival (CT), where she performs and teaches Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque music, and the Augusta Heritage Center (WV), where she recently taught works by Meredith Monk and other living composers to a chorus of folk musicians. Also a professional whistler and two-time International Whistling Champion, Eagen creates and performs original songs for voice, whistling, and viola da gamba with her ensemble EARL.