Emile was born on the 22nd of July, 1977 in Sittard. He received his first musical education at the age of 7 at the Kreato School of Music in Thorn. Here he received trumpet lessons from Jan Boon. Later he had trumpet lessons with Bart Noorman in Amsterdam.

After finishing VWO (high school) in 1995, Emile studied Technical Physics from 1995 to 1999 at the Eindhoven University of Technology. During this study, he finished the preliminary teachers-study and he worked with Studium Generale at an exhibibition about gravity. This has led to the publication of his book "Onder de Indruk van Massa".

Emile holds a bachelor degree in modern trumpet and a master degree in baroque trumpet from the Conservatory of Amsterdam where he studied with Frits Damrow and Friedemann Immer. During his study, he followed complementary lessons and masterclasses with Bo Nilsson, Wolfgang Guggenberger, Klaus Schuhwerk, Reinhold Friedrich and Edward Tarr. At the moment Emile studies natural trumpet with Jean-François Madeuf at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis in Basle (Switzerland).

Emile played with many classical and baroque orchestras and worked with famous conductors like Frans Brüggen, Philippe Herreweghe, Jos van Immerseel, Jan-Willem de Vriend and Bernard Labadie. He works as a brass teacher at the Heuvelrug Music School in Doorn, the Amsterdam South-East Music School, Foundation "Leerorkest" in Amsterdam and at several wind-bands.

Emile is European News Correspondent of the International Trumpet Guild.