Emma Peaurt was born in Darlington and grew up in North Wales, she now lives in London. After reading music at Durham University she completed postgraduate studies at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester. She now studies with Paula Anglin.

Emma has appeared with Opera North at the Leeds Fuse Festival; Hallé Choir at the Bridgewater Hall and the RNCM Baroque Ensemble; RNCM String Ensemble and RNCM Wind Orchestra.

Operatic roles include Alice (Falstaff) for Lambeth Orchestra/Midsummer Opera; Tonina (Prima la musica e poi le parole) for Opera Project/West Green House; Woglinde (Das Rheingold & Götterdämmerung) and Woodbird (Siegfried) for Fulham Opera; Musetta (La Boheme) for Opera at Bearwood; Susanna (Le Nozze di Figaro) for Windsor & Eton Operatic Society and also for RNCM/Richmondshire Concert Series; Barbarina (Le Nozze di Figaro) - St John's Opera Company and Josephine (HMS Pinafore)- St Helens Gilbert & Sullivan Society.

Chorus work includes a Naxos recording of Tom Jones; Scottish Opera and Buxton Gilbert & Sullivan Festival. Emma is an Ad Hoc singer with the BBC Singers.

In demand as an oratorio soloist, including Tippett's 5 Negro Spirituals from A child of our Time at the Bridgewater Hall for the Hallé Choir and a semi-staged Samson in Epsom; Emma also gives recitals including at St Bride’s Fleet Street and St James's Piccadilly in London; Durham University and Blackburn Cathedral.