Availability: Accepting a limited number of students interested in improv and contemporary techniques.
Teacher Statement: I look forward to working with you on developing correct, yet relaxed flute technique along with a good knowledge of general music. The goal of flute lessons is to make flute playing easier and enjoyable.
Master of Music – Northwestern University 2013
Bachelor of Music – The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 2011
Chamber Music Workshop – IES Abrod- Vienna, Austria 2009-2010
Background: Recently, Ellye has performed with the Lexington Philharmonic, the Mallarmé Chamber Players, the Greensboro Symphony, and in the Art of Cool Jazz Festival. Her primary flute teachers include Brooks de Wetter-Smith, Barbara Gisler, John Thorne and Walfrid Kujala. She has also played in masterclasses for Mathieu Dufour, Jim Walker, Ian Clarke, Jeanne Baxtresser, and Göran Marcusson. You can hear her playing on Charanga Carolina’s CD “La Familia” or on her youtube page.
Specialties: Ellye is a versatile musician, able to play and teach many styles including classical, beatbox, improvised, and contemporary flute and piccolo playing. Able to teach students at all levels.