Ellen J. is a Texas born classically trained violinist, teacher, and performer. She first picked up the violin at the age of nine and it was a love-at-first screechy note. Gradually, with a lot of practice and help from her private teacher David Delambre, the screeching turned into music, and Ellen went on to study at Loyola University at New Orleans on a music scholarship. She studied chamber music as well as solo, and graduated in 2019 with a Bachelors in Music Performance. Ellen has performed with the Romero Quartet, the Loyola Strings orchestra, and the Chamber Orchestra of Music In the Mountains. She has taught all age ranges of students and believes music is an essential part of education. During her time in New Orleans, Ellen worked with the Greater New Orleans Youth Orchestra and taught private lessons. She has studied with Amy Thaiville and Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg.