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Emily Millard

Emily Millard
Basic Member
Emily Millard
British Columbia
Emily Millard is a Canadian composer, recording artist, vocalist and music educator. Drawing from pop, jazz, folk and classical traditions, she creates “a complex sonic world all her own” (Exclaim!). Emily lives in Vancouver where she is composing new works, producing, directing and arranging for The Kingsgate Chorus and teaching privately.

As a solo performing artist, and with her chamber-pop band Morlove, Emily has toured extensively throughout Canada and Europe. She has released five solo records - four under the moniker Miss Emily Brown, and her latest, By Heron & By Season (2016) which she released under her birth name. Her work has garnered nominations from the Canadian Folk Music Awards, CBC Bucky Awards and from Berlin’s Kulturnews for Best Live Show.

Most recently, Emily produced an album for Vancouver artist Amanda Sum. Her commissioned piece "Toward the Light" will be premiered by musica intima in April 2022 and first film score project, feature documentary Geographies of Solitude, premieres at Berlinale Film Festival in February 2022. Her trans-disciplinary short film Unknown Rivers will be released in 2022 and she is currently recording a new full-length album.

Emily’s training spans classical and jazz traditions. She studied composition with Peter Hannan (Vancouver), Dr. Andrea Young (Montreal), Somatic Voicework with Jeannette LoVetri (New York), Functional Voice Training with Dagmar Apel (New York) and improv with Sidsel Endresen (Oslo).
Artist, Singer, Touring musician
Artist, Instrumentalist, Performer, Singer, Touring musician
  • Guitar
  • Keyboards
  • Piano
  • Vocalist
Producer, Vocal producer
Folk, Pop
Teacher | Instructor
Recording Artist, 2007-Present, Songwriter, Performer, Producer
Touring Artist, 2007-Present, Band Leader, Solo Performer
Producer, 2020-2021, Music Producer
The Kingsgate Chorus, 2019-Present, Director, Arranger
Composer, 2018-Present, Commissioned Composer
Film Composer, 2021-2022, Composer
Private Instructor, 2018-Present, Somatic Voicework, Songwriting