Emily Shepherd was born and raised in Montreal, Quebec. From a young age, she enjoyed singing in both English and French.
?Growing up in Montreal, Emily’s parents played guitar and sang with her almost everyday, an experience which sparked an interest for music early on.
?Emily moved to Ottawa with her family at the beginning of her teenage years. She develop her vocal skills as a member of her high school chamber choir, and began writing and performing songs at school and neighbourhood events (Westfest) and on Youtube.
?Emily graduated in 2017 from the Bachelor of Music program (Singer-Songwriter Stream) at Carleton University. She also taught music for six years to primary school students with a wide range of musical interests. Her most recent influences are Rose Cousins, Joni Mitchell, Adele and Francis Cabrel, just to name a few!