Phone: (435) 797-2756
Office Hours: M and W 12:30-1:30pm
Holding her master's degree in Piano Performance and Pedagogy from Utah State University,
Emily Ezola serves on the piano faculty as the director of the Youth Conservatory
and Keyboard Harmony program. Founded over 30 years ago, the Youth Conservatory is
a pre-college piano prep program that provides weekly group and private instruction
to more than 200 community students. The Youth Conservatory holds regular recital
opportunities for teachers and students, as well as producing events including the
Christmas Concert in the Russell/Wanlass Performance Hall and the Monster Concert
in the Daines Hall.
As the Keyboard Harmony Program Director, Emily enjoys mentoring a wide variety of
students including incoming freshman, Undergraduate Teaching Fellows, and graduate
students. In addition to instructing several sections of Keyboard Harmony, Emily teaches
Introduction to Music, Music Fundamentals, and USU Connections. Emily also teaches
private piano instruction at the college and pre-college level and was awarded USU
Youth Conservatory Teacher of the Year in 2013. Graduating Magna Cum Laude, Emily
received her Bachelor of Music degree with an emphasis in Piano Performance in 2011.
She served as the President of the Northern Chapter of the Utah Music Teachers Association
and looks forward to FJH Music publishing a book written with co-writers Julia and
Kevin Olson by this summer.
With a strength in arts administration, Emily was the event coordinator for the inaugural Fry Street Quartet Chamber Music Festival in July 2017 where she played an integral part in running the Festival under the direction of Wassermann Festival Director Professor Dennis Hirst. Her role also included managing social media accounts, which she currently does for the USU Piano Program and the Chamber Music Society of Logan where she serves as an official member of the Board of Trustees. An active performer, Emily was a featured artist in the Logan Tabernacle Summer Concert Series and was selected to play in the Encore Program highlighting the season's outstanding performers.