Living up to her desire to bring the beauty and joy of music to as many people as she can. Born in America to a family of Dutch heritage, Emily Joy Newsom began her study of piano at a young age and has always shown a fascination for music. From a natural curiosity as a child to her current overwhelming passion, she has pursued a life as a musician with intensity and determination. Her abiding desire is to bring the incredible beauty and joy of music to as many people as she can from all nations and cultures, using it as a vehicle to communicate in a way that crosses all language and cultural barriers. Emily completed her Masters in Piano Performance at TCU where she studied under Dr. Tamás Ungár. During her time at TCU she was awarded the Howard and Mary Walsh Scholarship and was invited to and joined pi kappa lamda, an honor society. She then studied for two years under José Feghali, Artist-in-Residence at TCU, and now continues to perform, teach, and compose. Her activities also extend into being an avid cyclist and adoring mother.