Emily Cox has earned a reputation as one of the leading figures in the Australian choral music scene. Music Director of both Canticum Chamber Choir and Brisbane Chorale, she is Lecturer in choral studies at the Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University where she teaches conducting and directs the Conservatorium Singers
. She is also Choir Director at St Mary’s Anglican Church, Kangaroo Point where she and organist Christopher Wrench oversee a vibrant music programme. As a conductor and chorus master with a broad repertoire, Emily’s work is in demand with professional performing arts companies and major arts festivals. Through the repertoire that she explores with her ensembles, she has introduced Australian audiences to many unusual and beautiful works. A graduate of Dartmouth College (USA) and the Queensland Conservatorium of Music, Emily has had further training overseas with noted choral specialists and is known for her work as a festival and workshop director, adjudicator and educator for all age groups.
Emily Cox is featured on the following titles
Christmas at the Sydney Town Hall, presented annually by the City of Sydney, originated in 1978 when Robert Ampt was appointed the fourth Sydney City Organist. Since then the structure and content of this event has evolved into one of Sydney’s major Christmas celebrations.
Light is integral to colour, and musical integrity is often described in terms of its colour or luminescence. Celebrating Canticum's 21st birthday year, composers were sought whose music reflects a particular sensitivity to the versatility of the choral instrument and which celebrates beautiful text.