Emily Anne Bowman is an active performer and educator. Ms. Bowman is a founding member and principal viola of the Baroque Chamber Orchestra of Colorado and has performed as guest artist with Seicento Baroque Ensemble, Parish House Baroque, Baroque Out of Bounds and the Early Music Happy Hour Chamber Concert series. Ms. Bowman especially enjoys working with young musicians and keeps a regular schedule as Artistic Director of the Greater Boulder Youth Orchestra and conductor of the GBYO Philharmonic, as faculty with Boulder Suzuki Strings where she teaches violin, viola, fiddle and conducts the Senior Solo Orchestra, and as school teacher for grades 3-12 violin, viola and orchestra at Shining Mountain Waldorf School. Ms. Bowman has been recognized with the “Exemplary Teacher” award four times by the American Strings Teachers Association of Colorado. Interested in sharing her love and enthusiasm for baroque performance practice, she guest coaches youth symphonies, school orchestras and chamber groups in period performance practice and has presented and led workshops at state and national educator conferences. Ms. Bowman graduated summa cum laude with a degree in Viola Performance from the University of Colorado, receiving the Gabor Ormai Viola Award. She lives with her husband David Crowe in beautiful Boulder, Colorado where in addition to making music she delights in eating and spending time outdoors.