Scirocco Winds is a 501 (c)(3) Not for Profit Public Charity.

All donations made to our organization are tax-deductible.


Emily Nagel is a graduate from the Shepherd School of Music, where she received her Master's degree in Horn Performance studying with William VerMeulen. Prior to attending the Shepherd School, Emily earned a Professional Studies Certificate from the Colburn School and a Bachelor's of Music from the Cleveland Institute of Music. 


Emily has participated in a number of music festivals, including the Lucerne Festival Academy, Spoleto USA, National Repertory Orchestra, and Music Academy of the West. Emily's recent professional engagements have included performing as an extra with the Houston Symphony, Houston Grand Opera and Ballet, Sarasota Orchestra, and New World Symphony. She currently lives in Houston, working as a freelance musician and private lessons teacher.