Emily Chiu

composer / lyricist / musician

picture by Danny Ursetti

picture by Danny Ursetti

EMILY CHIU is a Taiwanese-American composer-lyricist and violinist who loves to write about sea creatures, food, and monsters. She holds a B.A. in music from Brown University and an M.F.A from NYU Tisch’s Graduate Musical Theater Writing Program.

Writing credits include: Apollo (Tisch New Musicals Workshop), Keaton and the Whale (NYU Tisch), Unshelved (NYU Tisch)You Gave Me A Sheep (National Asian Artists Project), and Life, Love, Food, and Monsters (Mr. William Finn’s New Artists On The Horizon).

Her songs have been heard at 54 Below, Rockwood Music Hall, and Barrington Stage Company.