Emma Marie

  • Emma Marie
  • Genre
    Family Rock
  • Date
    Sunday 08/14/2016
  • Time
    2:00 PM - 2:20 PM
  • Place
    Kids' Music Adventure Stage
  • Emma Marie is an 11-year-old singer-songwriter from Colorado. She is petite in stature, but her passion for music is conveyed by a powerful voice. Emma Marie'€™s love of singing began as a toddler. Her songwriting journey began when she started guitar lessons. She quickly turned new chords into a melody for her first song at age nine. In the summer of 2014, she performed her first two original songs to win the "Big Country's Got Talent" competition at Cheyenne Frontier Days. She has written over 20 original songs.

    Emma Marie loves performing and particularly enjoys sharing her song "Whispers of Love" for those who share with her the special bond of adoption. She has been featured on the radio on KRFC-FM, KCSU-FM, and Seacrest Studios at Children's Hospital Colorado. Through her ties with Blue Star Connection, she has the privilege of bringing music to the lives of children and young adults with challenges and life-threatening illnesses. She was awarded "Performer of the Year" for 2015 at Blue Star Connection's yearly benefit event.

    Emma Marie has performed at various festivals such as Blues from the Top, Loveland Fire and Ice, Realities Ride, Night Lights, and Bohemian Nights at NewWestFest in Fort Collins. At Bohemian Nights at NewWestFest, she was the youngest to ever play a main festival stage. She is proudly endorsed by Daisy Rock Girl Guitars. Emma Marie has collaborated with another young guitarist out of London, Lucy Gowen, on a collection of covers.

    Besides songwriting, Emma Marie loves performing in musicals. She earned roles in several musicals including lead roles in Wizard of Oz and Peter Pan. She has also enjoyed participating in several choirs. She is happy to share her love of music and to encourage people with the lyrics to her songs.