Emily Joy Sullivan
Emily Joy Sullivan (b. 1987) is a composer, educator, and choral director based in Northern California. Her music is animated by the spirit of song, dance, and storytelling, and is grounded in various vernacular traditions. Ms. Sullivan’s works have been performed in New York, Chicago, Memphis, Vancouver, Valencia, and Cape Town. She holds a Master’s degree in music composition from SUNY Fredonia and a BA in music from Amherst College, where her feminist musicology thesis was “Envoicing Eve: Femmes Fatales in Carmen, Salome, and Lulu.” She is currently working on a musical theater project retelling fairy tales from the heroines’ points of view.