Ellen is a classical and celtic harpist based in Halifax, Nova Scotia. She holds an undergraduate degree in harp performance from McGill University, where she studied with Jennifer Swartz. As an orchestral harpist, she has performed with Symphony Nova Scotia, the World Youth Orchestra of Jeunesses Musicales, and has toured with the National Youth Orchestra of Canada. Ellen is currently a member of Halifax-based bands The Heavy Blinkers and Zulkamoon, and is half of Conundrum, a flute and harp duo with Jack Chen. Since returning from Montreal, she has enjoyed performing with a wide variety of wonderful artists, including Jenn Grant, Fifth Wind Quintet, the Halifax Camerata Singers, Xara Choral Theatre, and fiddler Renee Doucet. She can sometimes be found playing at the Farmers Market and onboard Via Rail trains. Ellen teaches privately and has also taught at Acadia University in Wolfville.