Emily Peterson is a vocalist from San Diego, California. She began her classical vocal training in high school before going on to study at USC’s Thornton School of Music for college. She has participated in several national vocal competitions including Classical Singer, where she was selected as the winner of the Southern California regional division. She was also selected as one of three finalists in the nation-wide vocal competition, The American Prize. In addition to opera, she enjoys performing chamber and early music. Her favorite non-classical music genres include experimental, jazz, and progressive rock.