Emma Hathaway has joined the staff of the Young People’s Chorus of New York City as its newest conducting fellow. At YPC, Emma will conduct children in New York City public schools as part of YPC’s Schools Choruses program, as well as assist with all YPC after-school choral divisions. A recent graduate of Yale University, where she received a BA in Music and a certificate in Education Studies, Emma studied choral conducting with Jeffrey Douma and worked as a choral and violin teaching artist with the Yale Music in Schools Initiative, a partnership between Yale and New Haven public schools. As a Teaching Artist, Emma assistant conducted the Music in Schools Initiative’s youth choruses and created and directed a musical theater writing after-school program. A playwright and composer as well, Emma’s work has been developed at Yale and at The Johnny Mercer Foundation Songwriters Project.