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Elaine Romanelli

Elaine Romanelli

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  • Biography

    Elaine Romanelli is an award-winning performer, composer, and teacher across genres. She is a Recording Academy voting member, a OneLicense affiliate, and proud member of Maestra.

    COMPOSER
    Elaine's works center around the voice. She writes intersectional works that meld memorable, fun to sing melodies with classical structures, for musical theater and for liturgical use. She is Composer-in-Residence at the Church of St. Matthew and St. Timothy in New York City, where she writes bilingual, cross-cultural inclusive pieces.

    PERFORMER
    Elaine works as a singer across genres from classical to pop. She tours nationally as a singer/songwriter, accompanying herself on piano and guitar, and also writes and records for other artists. As a theatrical performer, Elaine has performed in dozens of shows. She vocal directs choral and musical theater as opportunities arise, most recently for The Gallery Players. Elaine also works as a professional church, temple, and choral singer, and classical soloist.

    TEACHER
    Elaine teaches students to sing with joy, freedom, and technical prowess. She primarily works with musical theater professionals, to build stronger technical foundations for singing across genres, as is required by today's audition landscape.

    BACKGROUND
    Elaine was raised in suburban Philadelphia, PA, and Manhattan, KS, and lived in San Francisco, CA, before re-locating to her current home, New York City. She is an honors graduate of Stanford University.

    Professional Experience

    • Off Broadway
    • Concerts/Cabaret
    • Education

    Maestra Expertise

    • Theatrical Composer (Music and Lyrics)
    • Music Director/Conductor (Baton)
    • Vocal Director and/or Choral Prep
    • Songwriter
    • Singer/Songwriter
    • Vocal Arranger
    • Music Producer/Record Producer
    • Voice Teacher (Private Studio)

    Primary Instruments

    • Guitar - acoustic
    • Piano
    • Voice

    Software

    • GarageBand
    • Sibelius

    Affiliations

    • SESAC