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Emily Munn-Wood

Specializes in: Cello


Education: BM, Cello Performance, University of Amherst, Amherst, MA
MM Cello Performance, DePaul University, Chicago, IL


Emily Munn-Wood is a cellist and teacher in Chicago. She graduated from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, summa cum laude, with a bachelor’s degree in cello performance and from DePaul University, summa cum laude, with a master’s degree in cello performance. Her principal teachers are Astrid Schween and Stephen Balderston. Emily will begin her first season with the Peoria Symphony in the fall.


In addition to playing the cello, Emily is passionate about public service and volunteerism. She is a proud AmeriCorps alum and taught English as a New Language preschool during her service year. She has also mentored with the Amherst-Pelham Regional Middle School eighth grade orchestra and served as an English as a Second Language tutor through the Jones Public Library in Amherst,MA