Ema Kapor was born in 1998 in Belgrade, Serbia, where she studied at both the primary music school and music high school “Stanković’ with Boris Đujić. Afterwards, she completed two years of studies at the Koblenz International Guitar Academy, Germany, with Hubert Käppel. She is continuing to study with Hubert Käppel, at the Cologne University of Music and Dance.
In 2014, she attended Summer Academy at the University of Mozarteum in Salzburg, studying with Marco Tamayo. In 2019, she participated at the Zbaszyn International Masterclass, Poland, with Lukasz Kuropaczewski and also completed a course at the International Music Academy – MusicAlp in Tignes with Judicaël Perroy. At guitar competitions, national and international, Ema has won more than 40 prizes: in Germany (Stuttgart, Oberhausen, Gevelsberg, Jüchen, Monheim, Velbert), Estonia (Tallinn), Austria (Vienna, Rust), Slovakia (Bratislava), Italy (Mottola, Alessandria, Gorizia), Greece (Molyvos – Lesvos, Hermoupolis – Syros, Volos, Thessaloniki), Croatia (Omiš), Liechtenstein, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia.
She has given solo concerts in Germany, Greece and Serbia and also performed in France, Poland, Spain and Austria. As a soloist accompanied by an orchestra, she has performed Joaquin Rodrigo’s Fantasia para un Gentilhombre in Timisoara, Romania and at the Guitar Art Festival 2019 in Belgrade. Ema Kapor is promoted by the association Yehudi Menuhin Live Music Now – Cologne, which organises concerts in social and medical institutions, for people of all ages who otherwise would not be able to experience public concerts live. In 2019, winning the first prize at the Tallinn Guitar Festival, she became part of the EuroStrings Artists Exchange Programme, earning the opportunity to tour festivals of the EuroStrings Platform.