Emily McPherson’s work includes a wide variety of instrumentation across different styles including acoustic solo, large and small chamber ensembles, electronics via fixed media and live electronics, as well as mixed ensembles. Her works have been performed throughout the United States in Indiana, Kansas, New York, Michigan, Oklahoma, and Ohio and internationally by students at the Xi’an Liangiiatan International School in Xi’an, China (2019). She is currently working on a commission for the Women’s Wind Ensemble at University of North Carolina at Greensboro for the She Can/We Can Festival (Spring 2021). She holds her B.M. in Music Composition from Bowling Green State University where she studied under the instruction of Drs. Elainie Lillios, Marilyn Shrude, Mikel Kuehn, and Christopher Dietz. McPherson is currently studying at Penn State University for her M.M in Music Composition with Drs. Baljinder Sekhon and Steven Rice.