Winner of the NFMS Young Concert Artist Award, Emma Ferrand came to notice playing the Elgar concerto in Paul Tortelierís BBC2 masterclass series. She travels widely as a soloist, recitalist and chamber musician. She has broadcast frequently on BBC Radio 3, BBC2, and appeared frequently at Londonís Wigmore Hall, South Bank, and in festivals such as Bath and 3 Choirs Festival, Endellion, Alfriston and Manchester International Cello Festival. She has a long-standing association with Lake District Summer Music Festival and International Summer School.
Internationally, Emma performs in Canada, North & South America, and recently in Japan. She has been guest professor at Eastman School, NY, and at the Norwegian Academy, Oslo. She has also been an international Jury member at the Unisa International String Competition, South Africa and Antonio Janigro International cello competitions
Her studies took place at the International Cello Centre and the Royal Academy of Music followed by an extensive period in Switzerland with the revered French cellist Pierre Fournier.