Friday, February 26, 2016 - Emily will be premiering an original piece she composed and arranged to be performed by 25 pianos at once! - Emily will be performing with this 'piano orchestra' plus a solo concert at the Mesa Arts Center Annual Gala.
Saturday, February 27 - 2 pm - Emily will kick off the Play Me, I'm Yours Street Pianos Mesa event, performing an original piece with the 24 pianos that have been hand-painted by local artists to be placed around Mesa for all to enjoy and play! FREE Public Launch Event with all 24 pianos together for one day only at Shadow Walk, Mesa Arts Center.
The Emily Bear Trio will perform two concerts at The Gilmore International Keyboard Festival. Wednesday, May 11,12:00 PM - W.K. Kellogg Foundation, Battle Creek and Thursday, May 12, 12:00 PM - Civic Auditorium, Kalamazoo.
Bravo Niagara! presents the 3rd Annual "Spring into Music at Stratus" featuring the Ontario debut of Emily Bear. The Stratus Vineyards Press Alley will be transformed into an intimate, industrial chic concert hall with a 9-ft Steinway taking centre stage. May 7, 2016 at 5pm
Emily Bear and her Trio are returning to perform at George Flynn Concert Series, Sunday, October 18, Clinton, CT at 4:00pm.
Emily Bear Trio wil be performing at Joe's Pub for the 1st time! - 7:30 pm, Saturday, October 16, 2015 in New York City.
Emily is excited to be a part of Chicago Ideas Week, Thursday evening, October 15th at the Cadillac Palace Theatre. Emily will be part of the event - Genius - A Peek Inside the World’s Most Brilliant Minds. What’s the mark of a true genius? CIW features the scientists, writers, athletes and business leaders whose ideas are so groundbreaking, so inventive and so awe-inspiring, it can only be the work of a genius. This Talk will be livestreamed by ABC7 Chicago.
Emily is honored to be premiering a new orchestral piece she composed as a tribute to War Veterans to be performed with the Rockford Symphony Orchestra on Saturday, October 10th at the BMO Harris Bank Center featuring General Colin L. Powell.
Emily Bear Trio to perform at Vibrato Jazz Club, Thursday, October 1, 2015. Los Angeles, CA.
Emily Bear Trio performing at MIM Music Theater, located in the Musical Instrument Museum, Phoenix, AZ, Saturday, October 3, 2015.
Emily will perform a solo concert at Yoshi's Jazz Club, Oakland, CA - Monday, September 28 - Solo Concert.
Emily Bear Trio to perform at Icicle Creek Center for the Arts, Leavenworth, WA - Saturday, September 26, 2015.
Emily was honored to receive the 2015 ASCAP Morton Gould Young Composer Award for her original composition, "Les Voyages"
Emily performed 3 concerts in Stuttgart, Germany at JazzOpen Stuttgart and is featured as part of a 3 hour concert special - Live from Schlossplatz
Emily Bear Trio will perform at the Dakota Jazz Club Minneapolis, Minnesota. Sunday, Apr 19, 2015 at 7:00 pm.
Emily Bear Trio will perform at the Gallagher Bludorn Perfoming Arts Center at the University on Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls, Iowa. Saturday, April 18th at 3pm.
Glorious White Christmas Sheet Music is now available! Just in time for Chirstmas! A brand new arrangement by Emily, inspired by two holiday classics, Angels We Have Heard On High by J.S. Bach and White Christmas by Irving Berlin. USA orders placed by December 19th should arrive before Christmas
The Emily Bear Jazz Trio performs 2 concerts at the legendary Iridium Jazz Club in New York City, Friday, January 16 at 7:00pm and 9:00pm.
On November 29, 2014 at 7:30 PM, The Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra will welcome Emily to the Centennial Concert Hall in Winnipeg, MB. Witness a night of music that will include performances of Rhapsody in Blue, Emilys score for the movie short "Reunited", and several other original compositions.
Emily is happy to announce two concerts in Arizona. The first show, with Special Guest Zuill Bailey, will be in Mesa, Arizona on October 30, at Mesa Arts Center, followed by a Jazz Trio performance in Sedona, Arizona at Chamber Music Sedona, November 1, with Zuill Bailey, (cello), Peter Slavov (Bass)
October 16th and 19th, 2014, The NHSO presents American Rhapsody. Emily will be performing Rhapsody in Blue and original orchestral compositions with the New Haven Symphony Orchestra at the Shubert Theatre in New Haven, Connecticut.
Emliy was honored to perfom on November 17th, 2014, at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York at a gala party celebrating ASCAP’s historic 100th anniversary. ASCAP members Joan Baez, Garth Brooks, Billy Joel, Stephen Sondheim and Stevie Wonder were honored with Centennial Awards. The event featured the Centennial Award recipients as well as special guest artists including Sting, Tricia Yearwood, Bernadette Peters, and India.Arie, who performed in tribute to the honorees.
October 17, 2014 - Emily will perform a solo show at the Regattabar in Boston.
Emily stopped by the show to do a jazzy performance of “The Girl from Ipanema” as Queen Latifah and Quincy Jones looked on in amazement. Take a look!
Three new concert dates to announce! Emily will be featured with Combo Nuvo at Dizzys Club Coca Cola, March 3, 2014. She will also appear with the NYU Jazz Orchestra at Blue Note Jazz Club, May 5, 2014, premiering original jazz compositions by Emily arranged for Big Band for the first time. On March 5th she will perform with her jazz trio at Brookfield Place in a concert being recorded for NPR Radio honoring Marian McPartland. www.brookfieldplaceny.com/Marian
The Broad Stage Show on February 22, 2014 has almost sold out so they have added a 2nd show at 9:30 pm the same night - tickets are going fast!
In May of 2008, WGN News Chicago produced a documentary piece called The Next Mozart? 6-Year Old Piano Prodigy Wows All. Since that date, the video has racked up over 28.5 million views!
Emily will be featured at the 35th Anniversary Gala for Camp One Step At a Time - a summer camp for kids with cancer. November 7th at the Chicago Cultural Center.
We are happy to announce that Emilys latest release Diversity has made it to the Number 1 position on the iTunes Jazz Charts. A great big Thank You to all the fans that made it possible.
Emily was interviewed on NPR Morning Edition.
Just posted on the ASCAP website - Emily was chosen to be featured for her film scoring music from the ASCAP/NYU Steinhardt FIlm Scoring Workshop in NYC.
Chicago morning TV show Windy City LIVE! welcomes Emily on Wednesday, August 6, 2013.
The full video of the WGN Story Girl With A Gift is now available to view online.
Listen and download Diversity by clicking the links below.
This special has been produced by the same team that did the story on Emily when she was 6 years old that has over 24 million views in YouTube.
Emily will be performing at Blue Note Tokyo as part of Quincy Jones - The 80th Celebration Live Gala Party on July 28, 2013.
Emily will be performing in a special concert honoring Quincy Jones and Claude Nobs on July 21.
Emily and her trio with special guest Zuill Bailey will be performing at Old Town School Concert Hall, Friday, May 10th - 9 pm.
The two close friends, Quincy Jones and Michael Caine, who share a March 14 birthday, will be honored at the April 13 Power of Love fundraiser in Las Vegas.
Emily\'s CD launch concert in Los Angeles, CA for her new CD, Diversity, produced by Quincy Jones for Concord Music has been announced - hope to see you there!
The first CD Release concert to be announced will be in NYC at Le Poisson Rouge on May 15th.
Emily is excited to be performing on March 9, 2013 with the Rockford Symphony Orchestra. Salute to the Big Bands: featuring a guest performance by Emily Bear. The concert will feature music of Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Lawrence Welk and more.
The Event is titled, "An Evening Of Jazz", honoring 27-time GRAMMY-winning producer Quincy Jones and 18-time GRAMMY-winning producer/engineer Al Schmitt for their commitment to excellence and ongoing support for the art and craft of recorded music.
A benefit concert for the Rockford Public Schools music program at 8 p.m. May 11 at the Coronado Performing Arts Center. The district hopes to raise money to buy musical instruments for middle school students who might not be able to afford an instrument on their own.
Emily debuted 8 original works for orchestra. Click link to see video from the performance.
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