Photo Credit: Susan Wilson
A lifelong musician, Boston-based soprano Ellen Allen is a versatile performer of oratorio, recital, opera, new music, and chamber music. Recent credits include BWV 196 and selections from Haydn's Lord Nelson Mass at the 2019 MassACDA Intercollegiate Choral Festival; Poulenc's Gloria with the MetroWest Choral Artists; Caterina in a concert production of Mascagni's L'Amico Fritz (MetroWest Choral Artists); and BWV 10 and selections from Mozart's Davidde Penitente with Calliope. Other credits include scenes from Mozart's Die Zauberflote (First Lady) and Rameau's Les Boreades (Alphise); chorus in a staged production of Handel's Alexander's Feast (Harvard Early Music Society); selections from Rossini's Stabat Mater, Michael Haydn's Missa St. Aloysius, Bruckner's Te Deum (cover), Mozart’s Missa Brevis in C, Coronation Mass in C, and Missa Brevis in G, Bach's St. Matthew Passion (cover), and Fauré’s Requiem.
Ellen is an active pedagogue and educator, maintaining a full-time teaching studio of voice and violin students of all ages and levels, and is a member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing. She teaches at her home studio in Reading, MA and at the Fabulous School of Music in Beverly, MA. She is also the co-founder and music director of Rising Stars Productions, a music and theater education company for youth based in Reading, MA.
Ellen currently sings with Triad: Boston's Choral Collective.
Master of Music in Voice Performance, Longy School of Music of Bard College
Teaching Artist Certificate, Longy School of Music of Bard College
Bachelor of Music in Voice Performance, summa cum laude, Gordon College