Long Island native Emily Doveala began studying the cello at age nine. She started her formal musical training at Mannes Prep Pre-College Division, studying with Dorothy Lawson of the ETHEL Quartet. She went on to achieve her Bachelor of Music in Cello Performance at Ithaca College, where she studied with Elizabeth Simkin. Ms. Doveala is currently finishing her Master’s Degree in Cello Performance at Stony Brook University. At Stony Brook, Emily studies primarily with British cellist Colin Carr, but has taken lessons with Emerson String Quartet cellists Paul Watkins and David Finckel. In the fall of 2019, Emily will begin her Doctor of Musical Arts degree at the University of Maryland, studying with Dr. Eric Kutz.
Ms. Doveala has participated in the National Orchestral Institute, Domaine Forget International Music Academy, The Silk Road Ensemble Workshop, The Next Festival of Emerging Artists, New Directions Cello Festival, and the Garth Newel Emerging Artist Fellowship. As an orchestral musician, she has played with the Binghamton Philharmonic, Colgate University Orchestra, Northern Tier Orchestra, and the Southold Opera. She has performed in solo and chamber music masterclasses for Larry Dutton, Clive Greensmith, Johannes Moser, Philippe Muller, Emmanuelle Betrand, and Gil Kalish. She has performed in Carnegie Hall, Symphony Space, Alice Tully Hall, the Mozarteum “Great Hall” in Salzburg, and National Sawdust. Emily also had the opportunity to join the spring 2019 tour of the cutting-edge chamber music group Cordis, playing five-string electric cello.
Ms. Doveala was an undergraduate chamber music coach at Stony Brook University and teaches privately in the DC Metropolitan area.