Emily Sonne is a 19-year-old singer-songwriter based in the Twin Cities. Inspired by a wide variety of folk, R&B, and pop music, her lyrically driven portfolio ranges from coming of age perspectives, self-discovery anthems, and songs about boys that just deserve it. Listeners can also find her lended vocals in alternative pop jams with several local artists, including Inexedra, Back to Rapture, Chris Scott, North Sky, and Nova Abov.
Sonne began singing at a young age in a family band while also participating in choirs and local shows, and leading a youth worship team. During her high school years, she studied classical and contemporary vocal performance at the Saint Paul Conservatory for Performing Artists while also taking private lessons and eventually performing with the McNally Smith Twin Cities Honors Jazz Ensemble, as well as the Apple Valley High School R&B Band. Besides vocal training, she has 8 years of classical piano training and plays self-taught guitar.
Currently, Sonne is working with Meteor Base Productions in Minneapolis, and writing and recording an EP. Her debut single "Cordial" is currently the theme song for a podcast by Mental Health News Radio, and she is a Leader and Brand Ambassador for LÜM (Live Undiscovered Music), a streaming platform dedicated to giving power back to artists. Outside of her music career, she a full time student and a part time barista.