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Upcoming Events

Scenes from Home, winner of the 2019 Honors Competition in Composition (Wind Ensemble Division) at MSU, will be premiered on September 26, 2019 by the Michigan State Wind Symphony.

Songs of War for tenor and chamber ensemble will be performed by tenor Evan Snyder in fall 2019.

James Brinkmann has commissioned Elena to write a movement of Concerto for Audience, with a tentative performance scheduled for spring 2020.

Recent Events

Listen to and watch recent performances here.

The Greater Boulder Youth Orchestras Wind Ensemble performed Bridge to Manhattan on April 28, 2019.

The University of Michigan Concert Band performed Embers to Ash on April 15, 2019.

Light the Day was performed by clarinetist Annaka Hogelin as a part of Operation Cadence on March 7, 2019.

Flutist James Brinkmann and pianist Yalen Piao performed Lullaby for Flute and Piano on October 16, 2018 at Michigan State University.

The Boulder Concert Band premiered the band arrangement of Rip Van Winkle with Kevin Specht on tuba on July 16, 2018 in Boulder.

Elena's opera The High Line was performed on June 16 as a part of CU's New Opera Workshop - Composer Fellows' Initiative.