Emily White studied sackbut at The Royal Academy of Music with Sue Addison. She works with The English Cornett & Sackbut Ensemble, the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, The Sixteen, Gabrieli Consort and Players and the Academy of Ancient Music. Emily also plays the baroque violin having studied with Walter Reiter and Rachel Podger. in 2012 she makes use of this doubling in concerts in Germany and Holland with Suonar Cantando and Scorpio Collectief. Emily has played in productions at Shakespeare's Globe since its opening season and is performing in the 2012 production of Twelfth Night.
Emily plays modern trombone and is a member of Chaconne Brass and Pandora's Box which both explore contemporary music. Emily also freelances with English National Ballet, Orchestra of the Swan and the National Orchestra of Wales, with whom she is playing in the 2012 BBC Proms.
Emily also teaches sackbut at Birmingham Conservatoire and Dartington International Summer School. She has coached and given workshops at Trinity College of Music, The Royal Academy of Music, St Mary's Music School, Edinburgh, and she co-directs the Huntly Summer School.