Emily Taylor Kaufman is 14 years old and has been performing around South Florida since she was 6. She is a featured National Anthem singer for the Miami Heat, Florida Marlins and Nascar as well as 30 non- profit organizations. She has been in 19 Musical Theater productions including her favorite roles as Tamika in SCHOOL OF ROCK, Tracy in HAIRSPRAY and the Witch in INTO THE WOODS. Emily has also been recognized with top honors at local and national Dance competitions for her Tap solos and Song & Dance performances.
In 2015 Emily was thrilled to be hand-picked by Grammy winning artist PHIL COLLINS for his Miami mentoring program, “The Little Dreams Foundation” and has performed with Phil onstage. Emily has also performed as a back-up singer for Lou Gramm, lead singer of the band Foreigner, and Grammy winning artist KT Tunstall.
Emily is the 2017 and 2018 first place winner and judges’ favorite of the American Protégé International Vocal competition and was very excited to perform her winning Broadway Solo’s at Carnegie Hall.
In additional to vocal and dance performances, Emily has received top placement in South Florida for her 10-minute dramatic interpretation performances at local Speech & Debates tournaments.
Most recently, Emily was selected as a member of the new Kids National A Cappella group ACAPOP! A PENTATONIX project.
Even with her busy schedule, Emily is an honor student, a 7th year girl scout, and a 3rd year Youth Ambassador for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. She loves swimming, playing piano, nature and photography.
Emily dreams of performing on Broadway and selling out arenas nationwide someday!
Please follow her musical journey on all social platforms @EmilyTaylorKaufman XO