This is the thirteenth installment of a new series that will highlight the Music for All staff members who work behind-the-scenes to make all of the positively life-changing experiences happen! Get to know each of our amazing staff members, as we learn more about who they are and what they do at Music for All. A new post will be featured every week!

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Name/Job Title: Emily Ambriz, Administrative Assistant/Receptionist

Hometown: Indianapolis, IN

How long have you been with Music for All?
Just over a month.

What is your favorite event at Music for All and why?
I haven’t worked an event yet, but I’m excited for my first camp experience.

What has been your favorite part of working at Music for All?
Working with the staff. Everyone is so passionate and it shows in absolutely everything they do.

What is your musical background?
I’ve been playing the flute since I was 10 and I minored in Flute Performance at Ball State. I was in every ensemble a flute player could be in while I was at Pike High School, as well as marching cymbals in the winter drumline. I also marched cymbals at Ball State with the Pride of Mid-America Marching Band and played with the Flute Choir.

One thing you couldn’t live without?
It’s a very solid tie between string cheese and Twitter.

What kind of music do you listen to?
Everything under the sun!

What do you like to do in your free time?
I love to stay busy, so you’ll catch me traveling, reading, staying way too invested in pop culture, binge watching shows on Netflix, hiking, or hanging out with my friends and family…or at Chili’s.

What are you currently reading?
It’s Okay to Laugh (Crying is Okay Too): A Memoir by Nora McInerny

Do you have a favorite quote?
“I believe in the good things coming.” –Nahko and the Medicine for the People
“Nevertheless, she persisted.”

What’s a show you’ve binge watched recently?
I just got caught up on House of Cards and I’m almost done with Orange is the New Black. I also can’t wait for the new season of Game of Thrones.

Favorite movie not many people have seen?
American Beauty

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