Emily Yiannias

Adjunct Instructors, Adjunct Voice Faculty

MM, Northwestern University
BM, DePauw University


Emily Lyday Yiannias enjoys an active career as a soloist, chamber musician, and teacher. As a soloist, the soprano has appeared with Chicago's Music of the Baroque, Valparaiso University Bach Institute, Valparaiso University Symphony Orchestra, Michigan City Municipal Band, AIMS Festival Orchestra in Graz, Austria, and Northwestern University Chamber Orchestra. On the operatic stage, Yiannias has appeared with Light Opera Works, Opera for the Young, and Lyric Opera of Chicago. She is a long-time member of the Music of the Baroque Chorus and Grant Park Music Festival Chorus in Chicago. She holds a BM (cum laude) from DePauw University and an MM from Northwestern University and is also a member of the voice faculty at Valparaiso University, where she lives with her husband and two children.   http://www.emilyyiannias.com/