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Emily Warren

Class of 2015

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With a list of hits already behind her, Emily Warren works with artists, producers, and other songwriters writing pop music.

Born and raised in New York City, Emily Warren has been writing songs since she was 10 years old. After her band, Emily Warren & the Betters, split up in 2011, Emily shifted her focus back to writing and collaborating, and by her sophomore year at Clive Davis signed a publishing deal with hit song-maker Dr. Luke (Miley Cyrus, Britney Spears, Katy Perry, Rihanna). Splitting her time between New York and Los Angeles, Emily has penned songs for Jessie J, Shawn Mendes, Katy Tiz, Fifth Harmony, Karmin, Krewella, Sleeping with Sirens and more.

Q What was your favorite part about attending Recorded Music?

The best part about being at ReMu is being surrounded by such like-minded students - there is really such immense talent in this group and bouncing ideas off of each other and being so supported by ones peers is rare and has been incredibly valuable and rewarding.

Q How did Recorded Music prepare you for success?

The fact that Clive is based in New York City and the faculty and staff are in the business and therefore understanding and helpful, has made balancing school and working quite seamless. It is really beneficial to be able to take classes that are informing and enriching what you are simultaneously doing outside of school.

Q What are you currently doing professionally?

Right now I am working with artists, producers, and other songwriters to write pop music. What excites me about this field is that pop music can be an incredibly powerful and crucial platform for influence and change. At the same time, I am working with a small group of people on the east coast towards rebuilding the creative community in New York City which has, in the past few years, shifted almost entirely to Los Angeles.

Q What words of wisdom can you share?

Clive Davis is a perfect place for students who are ready to learn and take in everything that the students, faculty, and surrounding city have to offer. My advice to current and prospective students would be to not get intimidated, and remember that we all got into music to have fun! The possibilities that this school has to offer are limitless, and I've found that, truly, the more you give the more you get back.