The Juilliard School- Graduate Diploma
Boston University College of Fine Arts - M.M.
The University of Cape Town - B.A.
Emma Luyendijk is a South African-born pianist. After receiving her M.M. degree in Collaborative Piano at Boston University, she moved to New York to continue her studies at The Juilliard School.
Emma Luyendijk’s commitment to community outreach through music has lead to invitations to collaborate with some of the world’s most important artistic organizations. Among various projects in her home country’s non-profit sector, Luyendijk has worked abroad alongside the international music organization El Sistema teaching music to victims of the 2011 tsunami. In 2016, she was certified by Musicians Without Borders through the School for International Training Graduate Institute’s Peacebuilding Program.
Her previous work experience includes staff pianist positions at Boston Conservatory at Berklee, MIT Music Theater Arts, and The New England Conservatory. She frequently performs in both vocal and instrumental ensemble capacities.