Flutist Vanessa Holroyd is a frequent soloist and regular Principal performer with the Orchestra of Emmanuel Music in Boston and enjoys an active freelance career with a focus on chamber music. Past collaborations include performances with Helga Davis at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, the Arneis Quartet, Phoenix, A Far Cry, the Craft Quartet and her most recent chamber music project, “Trichrome” with harpist Franziska Huhn and violist, Daniel Doña. She has been privileged to perform and coach as a guest summer faculty artist at the Apple Hill Center for Chamber Music since 2007 and has participated in chamber music concerts presented by the Rockport Chamber Music Festival, Emmanuel Music, Steinert & Sons, Rochester (VT) Chamber Music Society and Winsor Music, in addition to recitals throughout the US and British Virgin Islands with pianist Joy Cline Phinney. Vanessa is a member of the New Bedford Symphony Orchestra and has been invited to perform with the Boston Ballet Orchestra, the Portland (ME) Symphony, the Back Bay Chorale in addition to other Boston-area ensembles. Currently, Vanessa co-owns and operates Music Management Inc.(musicmanage.com), an entertainment agency that contracts and produces over 500 events annually and employs hundreds of freelance professional artists. She is eternally grateful for her teachers: Geralyn Coticone, Robert Willoughby, Michael Parloff, Ransom Wilson and Elssa Green. Thanks in large part to their guidance, she holds a B.A. in Literature from Yale University, a M.Mus. in Flute Performance from McGill University and an Artist Diploma from the Longy School of Music of Bard College. Vanessa resides in Boston with her husband, two children, and highly energetic shih-tzu.