Soprano Ellen Allen is a seasoned and passionate educator with a thriving teaching studio north of Boston. She has over a decade of teaching and performing experience, and a wealth of knowledge about both the classical and musical theater styles and repertory. Her teaching approach is rooted in healthy foundational technique, but is tailored to the needs and goals of each student. Her aim as a teacher is to help her students build both skill and confidence in practice and performance.
Ellen has experience working with a wide range of students, from young children to conservatory-bound high school students, to avocational adults. She offers voice lessons and audition prep/coaching at her home studio in Reading, MA, where she accepts students ages 10 and up. Students younger than 10 may be accepted on a case-by-case basis.
Ellen also teaches at the Fabulous School of Music in Beverly, MA , and at The Performing Arts Connection in Sudbury, MA.
Ellen holds a Master of Music in Voice and a Teaching Artist Certificate from the Longy School of Music of Bard College, and a Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance, summa cum laude, from Gordon College. 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 has appeared as a soloist with many Boston-area ensembles, including Triad: Boston's Choral Collective, the MetroWest Choral Artists, Calliope, the MIT Women's Chorale, the Harvard Early Music Society, and the Freisinger Chamber Orchestra. She currently sings with Triad: Boston's Choral Collective.