Early Musical Experience
Emily Hall’s music experience began at a young age with the piano. Though piano has always remained a constant, she ventured into the percussion in high school and fell in love. She also plays the flute.
College Education and Experience
Emily attended the Townsend School of Music at Mercer University, where she studied percussion with Dr. Marcus Reddick and earned a Bachelor of Music Degree in Percussion Performance. She continued with her piano studies throughout college as well. While at Mercer, Emily played percussion in the University Wind Ensemble, Orchestra, and Percussion Ensemble, and even played drum set in the Jazz Combo. She also played in several ensembles for the University choirs, operas, musicals, and various other productions.
Within the Macon community, Emily has played with a wide variety of groups and ensembles, ranging from the church band and orchestra, to local country/rock groups, to the pit orchestras for the local theaters. Her favorite musical experiences are those in which she gets to collaborate with other musicians or artists, such as musicals, operas, and ballets.
Emily has played drum set for Fabrefaction Theatre Company in Atlanta, and she occasionally plays drums and percussion for Theatre Macon’s musical productions. She also served as both the General Manager and Percussion Director for the Macon Youth Orchestra for seven years.
Emily maintains a teaching studio of 20+ drum, percussion, and piano students. She is also the percussion instructor at Academy for Classical Education and First Presbyterian Day School in Macon, GA, and teaches Percussion Ensemble at Wesleyan College. Emily also plays drums in the praise band at High Point Church as well as in an all-girl 80s cover band, Emerald Dream.