In the spring, Emily will be attending the 20th Young Composers Meeting in Apeldoorn, the Netherlands [February 23 to March 1 2014] and the Red Note Composition Workshop in Normal, IL.

The Young Composers Meeting (YCM) is organized by orkest de ereprijs in collaboration with the International Gaudeamus Muziekweek in co-operation with Podium Gigant. Each year, 15 composers from around the world are invited to Apeldoorn to work with the orkest de ereprijs (directed by Wim Boerman) and opportunity to exchange ideas about contemporary music. The directors of the Young Composers Meeting are Louis Andriessen, Martijn Padding and Richard Ayres.

The RED NOTE New Music Festival Composition Workshop will help composers widen their creative perspectives and hone their craft through open rehearsals with renowned Ensemble Dal Niente, and seminars with distinguished guest faculty composer Lee Hyla and resident faculty composers Martha Horst, Carl Schimmel, and Yao Chen.a