Emy Phelps


Artist info

Emy Phelps is a remarkable vocalist/guitarist and a star in the Pacific Northwest who put her career on hold to raise four kids and is now back in the game. She was a founding member of Brian Ransom's Ceramic Ensemble, touring internationally from 1980–1987. As a member of that ensemble she did research on indigenous music in Peru, and obtaining a degree in education, teaching at elementary and middle schools and successfully raising children, but now her public work continues as a recording artist, a member of the Furies, and as a duet with Darol Anger. In addition to her current release, Look Up, Look Down, she released a previous recording entitled As It Should Be on Sweet Mercy Records.

Year taught2016
DepartmentAmerican Roots

Teaching schedule
Songwriting Forum with Emy Phelps & Darol AngerTWThF (week 1) 1:00–2:20pmUCPC Student Lounge2016
Grooves and Arranging For String Band (The Rockin’ Furies)TWThF (week 1) 2:30–3:50pmUCPC Student Lounge2016

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