Director of Junior Choir
LAURIE ELLINGTON, Junior Choir Director is a conductor, vocalist and music educator with over 30 years' experience in music. Her passion lies in making great music fun and exciting to young singers through choral and band music, musical theater, and as a private coach and teacher.
Originally from Darien, CT, Laurie moved to the Northwest Corner in 2007 to teach at the Hotchkiss School, where she was Choral Director for seven years. She has also taught at Torrington High School, Housatonic Valley High School, The Berkshire School, Salisbury Central School and is now the Choral, Band and General Music teacher at Sharon Center School in Sharon, CT.
Prior to moving back to CT, Laurie lived with her husband and son in Germany, where she was sought-after singer and Artistic Director of two theater companies.
Laurie holds a Bachelor of Arts from Harvard and a Master's of Music Education from Boston Conservatory.