About Emma

Dr. Emma Whitten is an accomplished organist and church musician based in Southern California. Emma has performed on historic organs in Germany, Spain, Colombia, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom, as well as frequent concerts throughout the Southwest.


She serves as Organist and Associate Director of Music at Mission San Luis Rey Parish in Oceanside, California, the largest of the 21 California missions and a center for Franciscan worship, pilgrimage, and theological study. Emma maintains a private teaching studio, and she is an active member of the American Guild of Organists.

Upcoming Events
Alzheimer's Benefit Concert
Sun, Sep 13
Virtual Concert
Sep 13, 4:00 PM PDT
Virtual Concert
Join the San Diego Chapters of the American Guild of Organists and the Alzheimer's Foundation in a virtual benefit concert on September 13.
Organ Recital
Fri, Sep 25
Virtual Concert
Sep 25, 5:00 PM PDT
Virtual Concert
Organists Jenny Yun and Emma Whitten present a shared program, including works by Johann Sebastian Bach, César Franck, and Jehan Alain.
Los Angeles American Guild of Organists 2020-2021 Season
Mon, Jan 18
Location is TBD
Jan 18, 2021, 7:00 PM
Location is TBD
Organist Emma Whitten presents the January concert of the LAAGO 2020-2021 Season
Midday Pipes Organ Series
Wed, Apr 14
First United Methodist Church of San Die
Apr 14, 2021, 12:00 PM – 12:45 PM PDT
First United Methodist Church of San Die, 2111 Camino del Rio S, San Diego, CA 92108, USA
Organist Emma Whitten presents a free 45-minute recital on the 108-rank Blackinton organ of First United Methodist Church, San Diego


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