Emily Meyer graduated with a Bachelor of Music Education from Illinois Wesleyan in 2004. She began teaching in the Chicago Public School system, where she also worked with the Ravinia Music Festival, the Chicago Children’s Choir, the House of Blues and VH1’s ‘Save The Music.' She held principal positions with the Civic Orchestra and was the concerto competition winner while at Illinois Wesleyan. She worked at Cottonwood Middle School as the band director and general music and media teacher from 2011-2017. She taught private and group lessons at Verde Valley Music from 2013-2016 and Yavapai College in 2017. Ms. Meyer was a finalist for Yavapai County Teacher-of-the-Year in 2014. She performs regularly with the Verde Valley Sinfonietta.