Emily Johannssen is a talented pianist and singer. She was born in New Mexico but grew up in Montrose, Colorado. Through her high school and college years she played with the bands and symphony orchestras. She graduated from Wartburg College with honors and a degree in Education and returned to Montrose where she now teaches Special Education for Olathe Elementary School. She is active in the community as a piano teacher and tutor and enjoys being the accompanist for productions at the Magic Circle Community Theater. She also enjoys all kinds of music and the outdoors.