Master Sgt. Brooke Sheridan Emery is a clarinetist with the Concert Band, The United States Air Force Band, Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, Washington, D.C. A native of Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, she joined the Air Force in January 2003.
A graduate of Central Michigan University in Mt. Pleasant, Emery received a Bachelor of Music degree in music education in 2001. During her undergraduate studies, she was the winner of the 1999 CMU Concerto Competition and a soloist at the 2000 Contemporary Clarinet Conference at Bowling Green State University. She earned a Master of Music degree in 2003 from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, where she was a graduate assistant. Before joining the Air Force, Emery performed with the Saginaw Bay Orchestra and the Midland Symphony Orchestra. Her former teachers include Dr. Kennen White and Ron deKant. She has appeared with such talent as Doc Severinson, Richard Stoltzman and the late Fred Mills.