Emily Jordan Bear is an American composer, pianist, musician and singer. After starting to play the piano and compose music as a child, Bear first performed professionally at the Ravinia Festival at the age of 5, being the youngest artist to perform there. She gained more attention with a string of appearances on The Ellen DeGeneres Show which began at the age of six. Since then, she has performed her own compositions and other compositions with orchestras and concerts in North America, Europe and Asia, including at Carnegie Hall, Hollywood Bowl, Montreux Jazz Festival and Jazz Open Stuttgart. She won two Morton Gould Young Composer Awards and is the youngest person to win the award. She also won two awards from young jazz composer Herb Alpert. In 2013, Bear released his debut studio album, Diversity, containing his own jazz compositions, produced by his mentor, Quincy Jones.
|Born||August 30, 2001|
|Origin||Rockford IL, United States|
|Genres||Classical, jazz, Film Score|
|Occupation(s)||Composer, pianist, songwriter and singer|
|Associated acts||Quincy Jones|
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|IMDb||Emily Bear's IMDb|
Composer and pianist who debuted at Carnegie Hall in 2010 when she was only nine. This led to many more prestigious appearances before the age of 12. In 2016, he began leading her own jazz trio. They released an EP titled Into The Blue in 2017.
Her first compositions were written when she was only three. She had produced more than 350 compositions by the time she was eight.
She was born to Brian and Andrea Bear in Rockford, Illinois, the youngest of three children. Her grandmother sensed that she had a unique gift for the piano when Emily was only two.
She was mentored by Quincy Jones who produced her first jazz album "Diversity," which dropped in May 2013.
- Musicians from Rockford, Illinois
- Writers from Rockford, Illinois
- American child musician
- American jazz musician
- Children's jazz musicians
- Children's classical musicians
- Illinois jazz musicians
- American classical composers
- American classical pianist
Latest information about Emily Bear updated on June 07 2021.