Emily-Rose Šárkova


Emily-Rose is one of Australia’s most dynamic and versatile young musicians. A graduate in classical piano from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Emily-Rose’s is also skilled in Piano accordion, Voice, composition and has recently added the argentine tango instrument, Bandoneón, to her multi-instrumentalist palette.

During her formal training she was fortunate enough to undertake masterclasses in France and study in Germany for a year on scholarship. Since graduating in 2010 she has continued as a founding member of enchanting world music group Chaika, established highly successful Tango Quintet ‘Tángalo’ and formed a dynamic classical duo with soprano Susie Bishop. She has been invited to perform with Aria award winning group ‘Monsieur Camembert’ and as a guest artist with renowned early music ensemble ‘The Marais Project’. Emily-Rose has toured internationally to Poland with the Klezmer Divas and in 2014/15 undertook a project with Tángalo in conjunction with the Australian Council JUMP mentorship grant. This involved study and performance in Buenos Aires, Argentina and an Australian tour with Latin Grammy nominated duo ‘Duo Ramirez-Satorre’.

Emily-Rose’s travels and diverse musical experiences flavour all aspects in performance and teaching of her musical practice.