Emily Johannessen 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 recently earned her Masters in Education degree. She is now the Director of a local nursery school and teaches classes online. 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, her exotic pets, and the outdoors.