BIO: Ellie McGraw


The eldest daughter of a barbershop baritone and a choir soprano, Ellie grew up in a house full of music. She studied piano and violin, sang in community theater, and performed in bands. She double-majored in Theatrical Design and Music Composition/Theory at the University of Wisconsin, where she founded and directed Middleton Children's Theater Company. She then earned a degree in Education and taught for 21 years in Atlanta, including 7 years at Davis Academy. Ellie has appeared as a soloist on 4 albums of Jewish music and recently opened for Paul Simon at Emory University.