Emily Tulloch is a South Australian musician working as a violinist, composer-arranger, educator and arts worker, with a passion for the creation, presentation and promotion of contemporary music in Adelaide, Australia and beyond. Emily has been a member of Zephyr Quartet since 2005, and with the ensemble has created critically acclaimed and award-winning shows, performed across Australia and internationally, received two Ruby Awards for Innovation and two APRA/AMCOS Australian Art Music Awards. She has been a core member of the COMA (Creative Original Music Adelaide) committee since 2007, working on the presentation and promotion of original music in Adelaide and helping co-ordinate twice-monthly concert presentations continuously for ten years.
In 2017 Emily took on the role of Music Programs Manager at Nexus Arts, working with culturally and linguistically diverse and Aboriginal and Torres Strait artists in development and presentation programs with this important, driven and dedicated organisation. Emily holds two first class Honours degrees, in violin performance and Spanish, the latter with a thesis on the representation of the city of Merida, on Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, through the lyrics of the popular song repertoire of trova yucateca. The connection between music and place is one of her favourite musings.