Emily Hultmark, born in 1985 to English/Swedish parents, grew up outside of London. She was a member of the National Youth Orchestra gaining invaluable experience under leadership of conductors such as Sir Simon Rattle, Sir Colin Davis, Andrew Davies, Marin Alsop and Yann-Pascal Tortellier. In 2006, Emily moved to Berlin to study with Volker Tessmann at Hanns Eisler Hochschule der Musik. Following this, in 2008 Emily became a member of Göteborgs Symfoniker, 3 years under the chief musical director Gustavo Dudamel. Emily worked from January 2012- June 2013 as Principal bassoon with the opera orchestra of Palau de les Arts, Valencia. In 2014, Emily was given the position of co-Principal bassoon with the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic with whom she is a current member. Emily has recently toured with the Philharmonia, the Academy of St Martin in the Fields and the Royal Philharmonic and has just accepted the position of Principal bassoon with the Philharmonia Orchestra.