Emily Hicks is a Ph.D. candidate in Music History with a related field in Ethnomusicology. She earned her BM in trumpet performance at the Baldwin-Wallace Conservatory in 2008, and her MM in trumpet performance at Louisiana State University in 2010. She currently works as a teaching fellow for UNT, teaching history classes for both majors and non-majors in music.
Her published works include a 2017 edition of Monteverdi’s L’Incoronazione di Poppea, edited in collaboration with Dr. Hendrik Schulze and other UNT graduate students. Her article “The Female Mariachi: How Women are Navigating a Traditionally-Male World,” was published in the 2018 volume of Harmonia and won the Graham H. Phipps Paper Award. Her areas of interest include early modern wind ensembles and soundscape/cityscape studies, and she is currently working on her dissertation focusing on the cultural impact of civic musicians in early modern Augsburg, Germany.
In addition to her academic work, Emily has performed in choirs and orchestras in the United States, Canada, Brazil, and the UK. She is a member of the International Trumpet Guild, the Southwest Celtic Music Association, and The Sherlock Holmes Society of London. In her spare time, she enjoys fishing, hiking, urban gardening, and playing Minecraft.