Emily Bruskin has performed as soloist with the Virginia, Pacific, San Francisco Ballet, Utah and Nashville Symphonies and has given chamber music recitals across the country and around the world in venues such as New York's Carnegie Hall, Rome's American Academy, Washington D.C.'s the Kennedy Center, Lucerne's Festival Hall and Boston's Jordan Hall. As violinist of the Claremont Trio she has made critically acclaimed recordings on the Arabesque, Bridge, Tria and Ongaku labels and has commissioned new works from Nico Muhly, Mason Bates, Gabriela Lena Frank, Sean Shepherd, Donald Crockett, Helen Grime and Hillary Zipper. Ms. Bruskin has appeared at the Saratoga, Mostly Mozart, Caramoor, Ravinia, Rockport, Norfolk and Bard Festivals and has given masterclasses at Columbia University, the Eastman School of Music, Duke University, Middlebury College, Boston Conservatory and SUNY Purchase. Ms. Bruskin was a grand prize winner of both the Young Concert Artists International Auditions and the Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson International Trio Award and was a recipient of both BBC Magazine's Critic's Choice Award and the Classical Recording Foundation’s Young Artist Award. A graduate of the Columbia-Juilliard joint program, she holds degrees in Neuroscience and in Music.