Emily Kennedy is a cellist, improviser, and collaborator based in Fredericton, New Brunswick. She is a graduate of the performance program at the University of Ottawa and Wilfrid Laurier University. Passionate about new music, Emily recently took part in the Britten-Pears Composition, Alternative Performance and Performance Art program in Aldeburgh, UK, performs in electronic improv trio Terre Wa, and works with guitarist and improviser Joel LeBlanc. This past year, Emily was fortunate to be the Emerging Musician in Residence at the University of New Brunswick. She frequently performs with guitarist Steven Peacock, the Kalaya String Quartet, Pallmer, Property//, Symphony New Brunswick, Atlantic Sinfonia, and as a part of UNB’s musicUNB Performance Series. Emily is active in genre-crossing projects, collaborating with poets, textile artists, and dancers. Emily teaches cello at Mount Allison University, and maintains a full private teaching studio in Fredericton.