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Rhapsody in Blue at Millennium Park with the Grant Park Symphony Orchestra

Save the Date! Emily will be performing Gershwin's RHAPSODY IN BLUE on July 4th with the Grant Park Orchestra and conductor Christopher Bell at Millennium Park in Chicago! Preview Video: For Tickets & Information:


2017 ASCAP Herb Alpert Jazz Composer Award

Emily was honored to receive the 2017 ASCAP Herb Alpert Jazz Composer Award at a ceremony at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City.  This was especially meaningful following her 2016 Jazz Composer Award and 2015 Morton Gould Concert Music Composer Award.

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Piano prodigy Emily Bear is a crowd pleaser at the Night of the Proms

Stuttgart - Normally at Night of the Proms, new talents have no chance against the musical legends. But this year's Proms, this generation-gathering classic-pop event is totally different. This years new classical artist, collaborates with seasoned performers such as Roger Hodgson and Peter Cetera with tremendous success. Emily Bear is the discovery of the evening - and at age 16, is by far the youngest ever Proms performer. Bear,...


WGN-TV Special – more than 32 Million Views on YouTube!

WGN-TV produced a special feature on Emily called "The Next Mozart? 6-Year Old Piano Prodigy Wows All" Since then, the video has racked up more than 32 million views! WGN-TV won an Emmy award for their follow up story, a half-hour primetime TV special on Emily:  

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Disney’s “Dream Big, Princess: Dream Out Loud!”

Emily was featured on the as part Disney's "Dream Big, Princess: Dream Out Loud!" series with , star of        


Emily to Perform at Hollywood Bowl!

                  Emily will be performing at the Hollywood Bowl November. 3 & 4 at a special 'live to film' performance of  - a star-studded concert event with full symphony featuring  as Willy Wonka, Emily will open the concert with a performance of the Oscar-winning animated short film, "The Cat Concerto", featuring Tom & Jerry (Liszt Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2) Tickets on sale Sept. 23! For Additional Information,    


Night of the Proms Germany Tour dates announced!

    Emily to be featured in Night Of the Proms 2017 European Tour this Fall! Emily will perform with the NOTP Orchestra and will share the stage with Roger Hodgson, Melanie C (from the Spice Girls), Culcha Candela, John Miles and many more. Tickets available now:  For more information, please visit: 


Into The Blue Available Now!

New Release Available Now! Into The Blue has 5 original new songs plus a classic jazz favorite. Official release date: January 27th, 2017 Watch Emily play Old Office: Click below to listen to samples of each track:


Quincy Jones LA Benefit

Emily was proud to be a featured performer at the Los Angeles Jazz Society Tribute Awards and Concert honoring Quincy Jones with a Lifetime Achievement Award November 19th - Patty Austin, Emily Bear, Siedah Garrett, and Alan & Marilyn Bergman joined a host of performers to honor Quincy Jones, with musical director John  Clayton at  a Gala Concert at the Montalban Theater in Hollywood, CA. ...


2016 ASCAP Herb Alpert Jazz Composer of the Year Award

  Emily received the 2016 ASCAP Herb Alpert Jazz Composer of the Year Award for her piece "Old Office" - the lead-off track from her forthcoming album Into the Blue at the ASCAP Foundation Awards Ceremony at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City. [caption id="attachment_1267" align="alignnone" width="225"] Pictured with John Titta, Executive Vice President at ASCAP:[/caption]