Emily Howe is a versatile conductor, educator, and ethnomusicologist whose passion for community-building through music has taken her into concert halls, schools, prisons, and places of worship throughout Boston and around the world. Working with the Boston Children’s Chorus in various capacities since 2009, Emily has conducted ensembles at all levels of the organization, and is excited to work with Concert Choir during the 2022-2023 season. Outside of BCC, Emily is Assistant Professor of Music at Curry College, where she leads the choral program and teaches courses in Musicology and Ethnomusicology. Emily has authored publications, given presentations, and taught university courses on topics related to music education, choral music, and world music cultures, and she continues to explore issues related to global repertoires, performance, and identity in her scholarly and creative practice. Emily holds an undergraduate degree in Music and English from Davidson College and a master's degree in Choral Conducting from Boston University, where she also earned her Ph.D. in Ethnomusicology.