Emily White studied baroque violin with Rachel Podger and Walter Reiter as a postgraduate student at Trinity Laban. She won the Bach Prize for her performance of Bach’s D Minor Chaconne and Rachel Stott wrote ‘Scylla and Charibdis – A Violin Concerto in the Fantastic Style’ for her. Emily has played violin for In Echo, I Fagiolini and Cavallieri del Cornetto. She also plays sackbut with The English Cornette and Sackbut Ensemble, is professor of sackbut at The Guildhall School of Music and Drama, and was awarded an ARAM for services to Early Music. She directs Sackbut Frenzy and their disc ‘A Cry Was Heard’ was released in 2022.
Leading the way in multi-instrumental talent for Chapel Perilous, Emily White is a fellow native of Gloucestershire along with Guy. After Guy was lucky enough to work with Emily’s ensemble Sackbut Frenzy, it became only a matter of time until Emily was asked on-board the good ship Chapel Perilous: Emily’s talents and drive to bring vocalists and instrumentalists to a greater shared knowledge and understanding makes her the perfect colleague for The Hidden Face.