Born in Romania, Emanuela studied at the Royal Northern College of Music and the Royal Academy of Music, where she studied with Professor Maurice Hasson, winning the Doris Faulkener Solo Violin Award and the honorary Diploma of RAM. At 7, Emanuela performed with the Arad Philharmonic Orchestra in Romania, and won the National Romanian Solo competitions between 1999-2001. She has made numerous television appearances with the Myrios Quartet, and has toured Europe, Middle East and Far East both as a soloist and chamber musician, leading on several occasions the Cardiff Sinfonietta and Sinfonia Cymru. In 2005, Emanuela won the National Youth String Quartet Competition as a member of the Azzura String Quartet. As part of the Myrios Quartet, she has performed at festivals including the Soviet Chamber, Slav, Windsor, Swaledale, Norfolk & Norwich and Newbury Festivals. She was invited by Gianandrea Noseda, conductor of Israel Philharmonic, to play in his Settimane Musicale orchestra in Stresa, Italy in 2006 and 2008. Emanuela now teaches at Pro Corda, and from 2008-2014 was a violin and chamber music professor at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama.