About Deidre Emerson
Get to know Deidre Emerson
Deidre has had many opportunities and continues to perform and teach in multiple genres including sacred, religious, symphonic, chamber, modern, country, fiddle, opera, theater, ballet, musicals, soundtracks, and popular music just to name a few. She has led many master classes and clinics as a cellist and conductor for all ages and levels. Mrs. Emerson has been adjudicator for a number of orchestral festivals. She has taught university classes in Orchestra, Applied Cello, Cello Ensemble, String Ensemble, Theory, Ear Training, Aural Skills, Sight Singing, and Teaching Strings. She has been honored as guest artist and guest lecturer for a number of colleges, universities, and professional musicians’ organizations.
Currently she resides in Nashville, Tennessee with her husband Matt and their two small children, Archer and Astrid. Here she teaches at a number of schools and studios and also maintains her own private teaching studio. She also does recording and performance work in this city’s vibrant industry, and is involved in many full time ensembles. She is currently the Professor of Cello at Tennessee State University, Nashville State Community College, and Trevecca Nazarene University.