Emily Drennan


Emily Drennan


Originally from Oklahoma, Emily Drennan has been a featured soloist at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center and Radio City Music Hall. She was recently seen in the New York Spectacular starring the Rockettes at Radio City and was seen touring Europe and the Caribbean playing Tanya in Mamma Mia! She was also seen as “Mezzo” in the Lucille Lortel Award winning a cappella Off-Broadway show, Voca People, and in its Israel, Japan, and Dubai tours as well as on The Jimmy Fallon Show, MDA Telethon with Nigel Lithgoe, and with Sting. Emily has appeared on NBC’s Celebrity Apprentice singing alongside Cyndi Lauper and appeared in the NBC, PBS, and Netflix specials of The Radio City Christmas Spectacular where she was a featured soloist. She was a part of the Drama Desk Award winning Off-Broadway a cappella show, Toxic Audio, and also performed in its Las Vegas companies at The Luxor and Planet Hollywood.

As a guest soloist with symphonies, she has shared the stage with: The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra; The Detroit Symphony; The OKC Philharmonic; The Pittsburgh Symphony; Long Beach Symphony; Orchestra Kentucky; The Buffalo Philharmonic; The Colorado Springs Philharmonic; Florida Orchestra; The Portland Symphony; Tulsa Signature Symphony; Greensboro Symphony; Hendersonville Symphony; South Bend Symphony; Winston-Salem Symphony and Muncie Symphony among others. As a National Presidential Scholar in the Arts, she was celebrated at the White House with the President of the United States at the time culminating with a performance at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

Emily is a published ASCAP and Recording Academy (GRAMMY) producer, lyricist, composer, and recording artist for TV and Film. She is also an acclaimed studio singer and voice-over artist. Her work can be heard in English and Spanish for national radio and TV commercials, boat tours and a 32-episode animated series where she plays the Mother and the Queen.

She earned a Bachelor of Science in Economics and a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish as well as minors in Finance, Marketing, Latin American Studies and International Business, summa cum laude, from Oklahoma State University. She also was recently named an Oklahoma State University Outstanding Alumna for the Spears College of Business and also an Oklahoma State University Distinguished Alumna for the College of Arts & Sciences.

Her double-disc album, Two-Way Street, encompasses pop and jazz and tells of both sides of ones’ heart: the white album full of hope, love and belief and the black album full of honesty, heartbreak and resilience. Her latest album, A Mother Daughter Christmas, features her mother, Patti Drennan, who is a well-known composer having sold over 2 million copies of her sacred and secular music. A family affair, it combines heartfelt and nostalgic classics complete with orchestral arrangements as well as funky gospel tunes featuring Hammond b3 organ and gospel choirs. It won the IMEA Holiday Album of the Year. Emily’s full discography, including recently released singles O Holy Night, Make You Feel My Love, See the Light, and We Three Kings / What Child Is This? are on iTunes and on her official website: www.emilydrennan.com.

She is also a NYC Marathon finisher and Price is Right winner. Her favorite roles are wife to her husband, Greg, and mother to their 3-year-old and infant. Forever for Dad.