Emma Fry is acknowledged as one of the UK’s most versatile and exhilarating violinists. Based in London, her playing has taken her all over the world to America, Canada, the Middle East, Japan, Brazil, India and Sri Lanka as well as regular tours within Europe.
Having read music at the University of Manchester, Emma gained a distinction in her MFA in Violin Performance from Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance. She now regularly freelances with orchestras including the Northern Ballet Sinfonia, English National Ballet Philharmonic, British Sinfonietta and Southern Sinfonia. Emma also loves performing musical theatre and has recently depped on the UK Tours of Les Misérables and Sunset Boulevard. As a soloist, Emma has performed in prestigious venues in the UK including the Bridgewater Hall and Cardiff Millennium Centre. In 2014, she was fortunate enough to record John Tavener’s violin concerto ‘Lalishri’.
Emma is a prominent session musician and has worked with an enormous variety of different artists both in the studio and on stage. From recording Carly Paoli’s album at Abbey Road Studios to BBC Radio One’s Live Lounge with Bring Me the Horizon to performing for audiences of 80,000 with Eminem at Twickenham, Emma enjoys every element of artist collaboration. You may have spotted her on shows including the X-Factor, Strictly Come Dancing, The Voice and the BBC Music Awards behind artists such as John Legend, Jess Glynne and Celine Dion to mention a few.
A leading electric violinist and captivating improviser, Emma is extremely sought-after for high end weddings, clubs, corporate events and private events. Recent high-profile events that Emma has performed at include London Fashion Week, Wimbledon Ball, the premiere of the film 'One night in Istanbul', the BBC Sports Personality of the Year after party and the BBC Worldwide Showcase. In addition to her solo work, she performs globally with ensembles such as High on Heels, the Urban Soul Orchestra, The Masques and as Lumina the Laser Violinist.