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|Birth name||Emily Bear|
|Born||August 30, 2001|
When Bear was a year old she already could sing lullabies back in perfect pitch. When she was 2 years old, her grandmother recognized her talent at the piano. Bear began to study with Emilio del Rosario at the Music Institute of Chicago. Within 4 years she was enrolled for study of classical music at the Winnetka campus. Besides her extraordinary talent at the piano, Bear started to compose her own music at the age of three. She has already composed more than 120 pieces.For her piece Northern Lights she won the ASCAP Foundation Morton Gould Young Composer Award for composers under 18 years of age. She also won the Rockford Area Music Industry Award (RAMI).
Bear has made five appearances on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, played at the White House for President Bush when she was 6, and played a complete Mozart concerto from memory with the Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra.
Update at 6 years old