Emma F. Banfield

Student-At-Law

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2003 – B.Mus., Wilfrid Laurier University (Honours with High Distinction)
2005 – M.Mus. (Violin Performance), University of Michigan
2005 – M.Mus. (Chamber Music), University of Michigan
2008 – D.Mus. (Violin Performance), Northwestern University
2018 – J.D., University of Alberta (with Distinction)

Awards & Achievements

  • Bryan and Company Student Leadership Award, 2018
  • Lieberman Prize in Law & Medicine, 2018
  • Dean’s List, 2016-2018
  • Catharine Miller Community Service Award, 2017-2018
  • Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation Grant, 2017-2018
  • Suzanne Mah Award in Law, 2016-2017
  • Top Forty Under Forty Recipient – Guelph Mercury, 2011
  • Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Grant, 2006-2008
  • William M. Spencer Award, 2005-2007
  • Rislov Foundation Honorary Student Music Award, June 2004
  • Music Gold Medal Winner, 2003

Teaching Experience

  • History of the Symphony, Northwestern University, 2006
  • Orchestral Literature, Wilfrid Laurier University, 2009
  • Director, Laurier String Academy, 2010-2011
  • Violin and Viola Techniques, Wilfrid Laurier University, 2008-2011
  • Violin Studio Instructor, Conrad Grebel College, University of Waterloo, Department of Music, 2011-2014

Publications

  • Honourable Mention in the Canadian Water Research Society Essay Contest

Community Involvement

  • U5 Soccer Coach
  • Board member – Edmonton Heritage Council, 2018- present
  • CBA Admin Law Executive Member 2018-present

Hobbies & Interests

  • Gardening
  • Yoga
  • Reading
  • Baking