Multidisciplinary artist Elissa May Murphy is a musician (flute, clarinet, saxophone), educator, writer, and entrepreneur in Rochester, New York.


Prior to COVID-19, projects included woodwind doubling for Blackfriars Theatre (Avenue Q, A Chorus Line, Rocky Horror Picture Show, Guys and Dolls), and JCC CenterStage (Indecent) while maintaining a private flute studio and substitute teaching at The Aquinas Institute of Rochester.

Simultaneously, EMM is pursuing her graduate degree in music education with state certification at the Eastman School of Music - University of Rochester. She holds degrees from The Crane School of Music at SUNY Potsdam (B.M., arts leadership, B.M., flute performance, minor in film studies) and Onondaga Community College (A.A.S., music).