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Who's Who at AYS

Emily Awes, PSO Co-Conductor

Emily Awes

Emily Awes is in her sixth year as co-conductor of the Prelude Strings. She is a proud alumnus of the Albuquerque Youth Symphony Program. She received her BM in Music Education from St. Olaf College, in Northfield, Minnesota, and has taught at several schools in the Albuquerque Public School district as well as the Public Academy for Performing Arts charter school. Currently, she is the orchestra teacher at both Sandia High School and Madison Middle School. She is active with the American String Teacheršs Association and is their local chapter president. Emily loves to play chamber music and performs regularly at weddings and parties with several small ensembles.