Emilia Walasik is an American contemporary Christian singer-songwriter and Catholic musician from Chicago. She was already singing by the age of two and started singing at Church when she was six years old. During her high school and college years she discovered her love for songwriting and composing music. She has lead worship and performed both nationally and internationally.
Throughout the course of her musical career, Emilia has won over the hearts of music lovers from all walks of life. Performing at a variety of venues, making dozens of appearances, all the while recording new songs, she has earned the admiration and affection of many, serving as both an inspiration and role model.
Several of her major performances include: In 2006 she sang for Pope Benedict XVI at the Vatican, and she was selected as a performer for the World Youth Day international gatherings with Pope Francis in Poland (2016) and in Panama (2019). Emilia earned a Bachelor's Degree in Music from Dominican University and a Master of Music degree along with studies in music business from the University of Miami.
Aside from music, Emilia is a disability advocate for individuals with disabilities like her brother who was born with Down Syndrome. She is a trained public speaker for the National Association for Down Syndrome and in 2010 received the President's Volunteer Service Award from President Barack Obama.
In January of 2019 Emilia released her debut Christian/Gospel album "Authentic".