Emily Ho

Emily Ho

First Violin

Emily Ho grew up in California where she began piano at age three and violin at age
four. She won the Interlochen Arts Camp Concerto Competition on piano and later went on to graduate as salutatorian of the Interlochen Arts Academy. She continued her violin studies at Northwestern University, where her principal teacher was Blair Milton, a former member of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra. Emily Ho began graduate school at Rice University, studying with Kathleen Winkler, before winning a position with the SLSO at the age of 21. She has performed with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra on tour and at the Ravinia Festival, as well as with the Sun Valley Summer Symphony, Tanglewood Music Center, Music Academy of the West, Festival-Institute at Roundtop, Aspen Music Festival and School as an orchestral fellowship recipient. In 2008, Emily Ho performed as soloist with the SLSO and conductor Nicholas McGegan.