Emily Brebach, a native of Philadelphia, joined the Atlanta Symphony as English horn and oboe in the fall of 2012. Prior to joining the Atlanta Symphony, Ms Brebach held the position of English horn and oboe with the Sarasota Orchestra. Ms Brebach holds degrees from Oberlin Conservatory and Rice University's Shepherd School of Music, and has studied with Louis Rosenblatt, James Caldwell, Robert Atherholt, and Robert Walters. She has performed in recitals at Merkin Hall in New York, NY; Reinberger Hall in Cleveland, OH; and at The Kennedy Center in Washington, DC, where she represented Oberlin Conservatory as part of The Conservatory Project. She has performed with several orchestras throughout the United States, including the Houston Symphony, Houston Ballet, Sarasota Opera, and The Florida Orchestra. During the summers, she has performed with the Grand Teton Music Festival, the Des Moines Metro Opera, the Strings Music Festival (Steamboat Springs, CO), Festival Mozaic (San Luis Obispo, CA) and the Artosphere Festival Orchestra (Fayetteville, AR). Ms. Brebach is also an avid teacher, working with the Atlanta Symphony's Talent Development Program, in schools throughout the Atlanta and Houston metropolitan areas, as well as maintaining an active private studio in her home.