Our Cantor

Meet Zion's Cantor, Emily Solomon

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 A lifelong member of the Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, Emily takes great pride in her work for the music ministry at Zion. In addition to her post as Zion’s Cantor, Emily serves as Executive Director for the Academy of Early Music in Ann Arbor and was recently nominated as president of the Early Music Festival of Detroit. She is also a board member of the Lutheran Center Association and the Ann Arbor Chapter of the American Guild of Organists. Her non-musical interests include work as a Certified Tourism Ambassador™ for Washtenaw County and leadership roles in the Soo Locks Visitors Association.

 Emily is currently pursuing a Doctor of Musical Arts in Sacred Music from the University of Michigan. She has previously received degrees in Sacred Music and Early Keyboard Instruments from the University of Michigan and Music Research from Western Michigan University, where she wrote a thesis on Johann Walter, renowned Kantor in Martin Luther’s church ca. 1540-1560.

Contact Emily at or (313) 800-5266.