Elena's new opera scene, Dust to Dirt, will be performed on June 17 in CU's ATLAS Black Box as a part of CU's New Opera Workshop - Composer Fellows' Initiative.
Elena is currently working on a a horn octet, On the Summit, which the CU horn studio will perform in fall 2017.
Elena will be writing three short pieces for the beginning bands at North and South Valley Middle Schools, where her husband teaches band. The pieces will be performed in the 2017-18 school year.
Listen to and watch recent performances here.
The Greater Boulder Youth Orchestra Wind Ensemble performed Kateri's Lullaby in Macky Auditorium in Boulder, CO on April 30.
The CU Wind Symphony premiered Embers to Ash on their April 20 concert. The piece was selected as the winner of the CU 2015 Wind Ensemble Composition Competition.
Elena's string quartet Sparks Fly Upward was performed by the Altius Quartet on April 12 at CU.
Elena's work for solo piano, The Plains, was performed at CU on March 22 by pianist Grace Burns.