Originally from Bellingham, WA, Emily Reppun received a Bachelor's degree cum laude in Horn Performance from the Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University in 2004, where she studied with Chicago Symphony hornists Dale Clevenger and Alice Render, before moving to Los Angeles in 2005. Since 2005, she has held the position of 2nd horn in the Golden State Pops Orchestra, which specializes in live performances of film scores and frequently introduces new film music repertoire to its audiences. In 2006, she was appointed principal horn of the Chamber Players of Los Angeles. She became a regular member of the Santa Monica Symphony horn section in 2011. She has also performed with the American Youth Symphony, California Philharmonic, Orquesta de Baja California, Torrance Symphony, San Diego Opera Ensemble, Center Stage Opera, Long Beach Municipal Band, Kim Richmond Concert Jazz Orchestra, Bruce Lofgren Big Band and Elvis Schoenberg's Orchestre Surr√©al.Emily has had the pleasure of playing under the batons of film and video game composers Alan Silvestri, Bear McCreary, David Newman, Jeffrey Schindler, Stu Phillips, Wataru Hokoyama, William Stromberg, Sam Spence, Russell Brower, Christopher Tin, Timothy Michael Wynn, Gerard Marino, Christopher Lennertz, and Austin Wintory. Commercial highlights of Emily‚Äôs career include performances with Christina Aguilera and Rickey Minor at the 2007 CNN Heroes Awards at the Kodak Theater, Rihanna and Kanye West at the 2011 NBA All-Star Game, and the 2010 and 2011 Video Games Live orchestras at Nokia Theater.