Emily Hiemstra, composer, has obtained a double major of viola performance and composition from Wilfrid Laurier University in 2014, and an Artist Diploma from the Glenn Gould School in 2016. Emily has had many opportunities to play in various music groups and orchestras; the National Youth Orchestra, Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra, and the National Academy Orchestra to name a few. She now enjoys freelancing in composition, playing in various orchestras and sharing her musical talents with her students.