Jennifer Ellis

OneBeat 2016 Fellow

Harpist

Walnut Creek, United States

Founder of the Ask A Harpist Project, Jennifer Ellis has performed over forty premieres and played with Britten Pears, Spark Festival, American Wind Symphony Orchestra, National Orchestra Institute, and Texas Music Festival. A versatile collaborator, she performs with Jonathan Hulting-Cohen as part of the new music harp and saxophone ensemble, the Admiral Launch Duo, three-time Avaloch residents with a debut recording funded by a UMass FRG/Healy grant set to release in 2017. An avid scholar, Jennifer has published in The American Harp Journal and Harp Column Magazine. She has received numerous awards and performance-based competitions and is an inaugural UM Engaged Pedagogy Initiative Fellow where she works on a variety of community engagement projects.