Ellie is a musical director, pianist, fixer, arranger, mentor and teacher. Her work crosses a broad range of genres from musical theatre, contemporary pop and rock, jazz and classical music. For over 25 years, she has worked with young people who aspire to work in the performing arts, and is a freelance accompanist, choir leader, soloist and recording artist.
She is passionate about incorporating holistic and mindfulness teachniques into her teaching, to promote mental and emotional well-being.
Ellie is currently the Assistant Director of Music at the Cheam School in Berkshire, and a musical director and teacher at the Read Dance and Theatre College in Reading.
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Current work in production: MS Songbook concept album recording (MD / Keys), produced by Rory Sherman, and produced in association with Simon Grieff.
Recent work includes: Frankenstein (2016/2017 UK Tour, Blackeyed Theatre), MD for the Frankfurt premiere of The Last Five Years (The Musical Season)Assisting Toward Infinity director (Tim Sidwell) / reading orchestral scores for the filming of Bring Me The Horizon's gig for the Teenage Cancer Trust (Royal Albert Hall). MD for Twelfth Night (Reading Between The Lines Theatre Company, South Hill Park and Henley-on-Thames)
"Ellie, you bring joy wherever you go"
Dr Robin Fenton, Composer and Senior Music Educator