Emy Hardy is a clarinetist from San Diego, California with nearly two decades of playing experience and currently plays fourth clarinet and bass clarinet with the Cambridge Symphony Orchestra. She earned her bachelors degree from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and her Master of Arts in Music and Music Education from Columbia University Teachers College. She has previously served as a K-6 general music teacher and is currently the visual captionhead for the Acton-Boxborough Regional High School Marching Band as well as the clarinet teacher for the district. In the summer, she is a professional instructional staff member teaching conducting and band leadership with the George N. Parks Drum Major Academy.
The North End Music & Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) is a 501(c)(3) community music school and professional performing arts center founded in 2001.