Emily Hunt

Cello Teacher

Emily Hunt

SAA Member


Mesa, AZ
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Emily Hunt enjoys a varied career as a performer, pedagogue and certified Suzuki teacher. She has won the international competition of Fresno Cello and played the Paganini variations on one string with their symphony orchestra. She maintains cello studios both in Mesa and Chandler and is passionate about helping others find joy and passion in playing music. 

Emily serves on the organization team of Cellobration and is involved in many of Arizona’s cultural institutions including the Phoenix theatre and the Phoenix symphony. She holds a cello performance degree from Arizona State University with additional studies with Lynn Harrell, Andrew Mark and Yehuda Hanani, Steven Doane, Timothy Eddy and Uri Vardi and coachings with the Brentano, Shanghai, Ying and St. Lawrence Quartets. She performs regularly at music festivals like Red Rock, Castleman Quartet Program, Lev Aronson Legacy, High Peaks, Taconic Music and the National Cello Institute. In her free time, Emily likes to swim competitively and enjoys the outdoors.