Ellen Wilber received her Bachelor of Music degree from Ithaca College and has been teaching choral and instrumental music in the Mascoma School District in Canaan, NH since 1984.
Ellen was the Music Director for the North Country Community Theater teen program for 18 years and created and directed the Lebanon, NH Recreation Department’s Summer Children’s Theater Workshop for 25 years. As a composer Ellen has collaborated with Jodi Picoult on the creation of 7 children’s musicals and also for Jodi’s novel, Sing You Home. They have written over 200 songs together. Ellen performs professionally with the Cardigan Mountain Tradition, a New Hampshire bluegrass band and in the pit orchestras for local productions.