Emily Wilson

Emily Wilson lives in San Francisco. She writes for radio, print, and the web, including Smithsonian.com, Daily Beast, 48 Hills, HyperallergicLatino USA, Women’s Media Center, California Magazine, and SF Weekly. She also teaches adults getting their high school diplomas at City College of San Francisco.

Articles By This Author

Emily Wilson - July 7, 2021

A new SFMOMA retrospective of the experimental artist’s work emphasizes his relationship with and ideas about music. Is it time for classical musicians to take him seriously?

Emily Wilson - May 24, 2021

The Hawaiian choreographer talks about his new recording and finding the boundaries between creation and disruption.

Emily Wilson - May 17, 2021

Our primer on great performances by the transcendent singer/composer.

Emily Wilson - May 10, 2021

An overwhelming no-confidence vote may set the stage for future action.

Emily Wilson - April 26, 2021

The Oakland college has a deserved reputation for fostering independent, innovative musicians and nontraditional approaches to music-making. What happens when the gates close?

Emily Wilson - March 8, 2021

The young composer’s new recording was created in partnership with the Asian Art Museum.

Emily Wilson - March 1, 2021

Sarah Crowell and Adia Tamar Whitaker co-curate a dance festival contemplating “a radically imagined Black future.”

Emily Wilson - January 12, 2021

From aiding recovery from injury to coping with chronic illness and easing the transition from life to death, music has powers to soothe the mind and the body.

Emily Wilson - November 23, 2020

While presenters seek closer ties with donors and community partners, they’re also making changes that will last post-pandemic.

Emily Wilson - August 31, 2020

The composer talks about learning her craft and building a Black presence in opera.