Emilie Carrey (Sparx)

Arts Educator and Beatboxer in Sudbury, ON, Canada


Emilie Carrey AKA Sparx is a beatboxer from Sudbury, Ontario who has made waves in the female hip-hop community worldwide, putting Canada on the map. Holding the title of the first Canadian female to compete in the Beatbox World Championship and placing 2nd in the world, Emilie is currently establishing a female base in a genre dominated by males. In 2015, she became the first and only female to have ever competed in the National Canadian Beatbox Competition and placed fourth. Aside from competition, she travels across Canada to empower youth and women through her work, teaching beatboxing as a form of mental stress expression with non-profit community organizations like Unity Charity. Emilie is an artist, beatboxer, creator and event host, having toured with artists such as Barenaked Ladies, Our Lady Peace, Kardinal Official and many more, she uses the power of her voice, mouth and contagious enthusiasm to captivate and excite every crowd.


Emilie Carrey AKA Sparx est une beatboxeuse de Sudbury, qui a fait des vagues dans la communauté hip-hop féminine du monde entier. Détenant le titre de la première femme canadienne à participer au championnat du monde Beatbox et à se classer 2e au monde, Emilie établit une base féminine dans un genre dominé par les hommes. En 2015, elle est devenue la première et la seule femme à avoir participé à la compétition nationale Beatbox canadienne et à se classer quatrième. En plus de la compétition, elle voyage à travers le Canada pour aider les jeunes et les femmes dans son travail, en enseignant le beatboxing comme forme d'expression du stress mental avec des organismes communautaires comme Unity Charity. Emilie est une artiste, beatboxeuse, créatrice et organisatrice d'événements, ayant fait des tournées avec des artistes tels que Barenaked Ladies, Our Lady Peace, Kardinal Offishall et bien d’autres encore, elle utilise le pouvoir de sa voix, de sa bouche et de son enthousiasme contagieux pour captiver et exciter chaque foule.

My lesson with Emilie was amazingly helpful - she broke down a concept that I’d been struggling to understand into its simplest parts in a way that made it so much clearer to me, and she was super kind and encouraging. She not only helped me with the specific beatbox skill I wanted to learn but gave me broader tips that will be useful to me as I continue developing as a beatboxer. I’m really grateful for her help and would definitely recommend her to anybody looking to improve their beatboxing!
Cyrena Kokolis, The George Washington University
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