Dr. Emily Baines is a professional recorder player, lecturer and musical director working throughout Europe also specialising in a wide variety of historical woodwinds. Emily performs regularly for many period instrument ensembles, contemporary groups, music festivals and theatres across Europe. She is a member and co-founder of Blondel (medieval and renaissance wind band), selected in 2016 as one of BBC Radio 3’s ‘Introducing’ acts and who have recently released their acclaimed third album ‘Of Arms and a Woman’ with First Hand Records. Her playing is regularly featured on Radio, TV and Film. Theatre work has included musician and musical director roles for Jericho House, English Touring Theatre, Barbican BITE, the RSC, National Theatre and Shakespeare’s Globe, including the Globe’s premier Broadway transfers of Twelfth Night and Richard III in 2013 starring Mark Rylance and Stephen Fry. Recently appearances include; touring the UK as Musical Director/Band Leader on Jessica Swayle’s Olivier Award winning Nell Gwynn directed by Christopher Luscombe with music by Nigel Hess, following a successful run in London’s West End (2016): Musical Director/Band Leader on Morgan Lloyd Malcolm’s acclaimed and rabble-rousing new play Emilia for Shakespeare’s Globe (2018): and principal performer for the RSC’s production of Merry Wives of Windsor (Barbican, 2018-19) In addition to her performing schedule, Emily is a lecturer in Music at Brunel University London, Guildhall School of Music & Drama and Shakespeare’s Globe Higher Education department, and is regularly invited to other H.E. institutions for guest lectures and practical workshops.
Dmus - Guildhall School of Music & Drama
MMus - Guildhall School of Music & Drama
1ste Fase Diploma - Royal Conservatoire, Den Haag (Netherlands)
BMus (Hons) - University of Hull
Lecturer in Music
Module lead for Performance Modules