Emma Wilde is a Manchester-based composer who is completing a PhD under the supervision of Professor Camden Reeves at the University of Manchester. Her compositional interests include taking inspiration from the structures from Greek tragedy alongside musical characterization and stratification. Her works have also been inspired by techniques used in visual art and Latin American popular music. 

Her music has been performed by Psappha, the Hebrides Ensemble and the Muses Trio and has been included in concerts and festivals in the UK (St Magnus Festival, New Music North West Festival), Mexico (Foro Internacional de Música Nueva, Mexico City), Lithuania, Poland, and Australia (Horizon Festival of Arts, Women In the Creative Arts Conference).

Emma was named as one of the shortlisted composers for the Britten Sinfonia OPUS 2016 composition competition and she was selected to take part in the London Symphony Orchestra Panufnik Composers Scheme 2017. Her work Aphrodite Anadyomene was selected as the winning score in the St Andrews Music Centre/Scottish Chamber Orchestra call for scores 2017.