At age 16, Bear has recorded seven albums spanning the classical, jazz, and Broadway music genres, composed hundreds of original musical pieces, and performed on piano at the White House and world-famous music venues. And the best may be yet to come. For Bear, it all began with learning to play the piano in her home in Rockford. Bear composed her first song at age three and was a published composer by the time she was four. At age five, Bear made her professional performing debut on the piano at the Ravinia Festival.
Emily Jordan Bear
The media music world is discovering score composer and songwriter Emily Bear who recently wrote and performed the Main and End Title songs for the Warner Bros. She has won two Morton Gould Young Composer Awards and was the youngest person ever to win the award. A documentary on Bear has attracted more than 34 million views on YouTube and received an Emmy Award. Bear has achieved groundbreaking success as a pianist, composer, and songwriter. A chart-topping recording artist, she enjoys arranging, orchestrating, and performing in a diverse collection of styles including film scoring, pop, jazz and classical. Bear recently recorded original film music at Eastman Scoring Stage with an 80 piece all-star orchestra.
Abe Olman Scholarship, 2018
As a result of repeated sound exposure while in the womb, it now appears a baby can later recognize these sounds, even the theme song of its mother's favorite television show. In other words, there is "neural memory. The author is cognitive neuroscientist Eino Partanen. Does this explain something about the child musical prodigy? There are many theories about where musical prodigies come from, but more work needs to be done. After the Swedish study, Dr.
Emily Jordan Bear born August 30, is an American composer, pianist, songwriter and singer. After beginning to play the piano and compose music as a small child, Bear made her professional piano debut at the Ravinia Festival at the age of five, the youngest performer ever to play there. She gained wider notice from a series of appearances on The Ellen DeGeneres Show beginning at the age of six. She has won two Morton Gould Young Composer Awards and was the youngest person ever to win the award. In , Bear released her first studio album, Diversity , containing her own jazz compositions, produced by her mentor, Quincy Jones.