Emily Rebecca Halbert, a native of Nashville, TN, is a music educator, conductor, and mezzo-soprano. She is currently pursuing a Master of Music in Choral Conducting at Georgia State University studying with Drs. Deanna Joseph and Jennifer Sengin. At GSU, she is a Teaching Fellow for Aural Skills and is the graduate assistant at North Decatur Presbyterian Church where she directs the children’s choir and has conducted the Atlanta Philharmonic Orchestra. Formerly, she was the Director of Music Education at St. Peter’s Episcopal School (Chattanooga, TN). She was also the Associate Conductor for the Chattanooga Girls Choir and directed the ensemble, Cantilena, the developing voices choir for the organization, and founded the CGC Music Education Summer Camp. She graduated from Lee University with a Bachelor’s in Music Education, focusing on voice and choral conducting. As a mezzo-soprano, she sings across the southeastern US with professional choirs such as Red Shift (Baton Rouge, LA) and Coro Vocati (Atlanta, GA), as well as a soloist for the Chattanooga Bach Choir and was a staff singer and soloist at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Chattanooga, TN.