Ellen Stephenson is an accomplished pianist, organist, music educator, composer, piano teacher and accompanist. She works with the Arkansas Artists in Education and is an active writer of numerous choral, keyboard and Boomwhacker publications.
“Cold and Fugue Season”, her signature choral piece, has sold nearly a million copies and her piano pieces are National Federation of Music Club selections. “Travlin’ Shoes”, written especially for the Choral, was premiered at the 2014 Spring Concert and is available to the world via Hal Leonard Corporation. Her is also performed locally by the Holiday Island Singers, area churches and The Fine Arts Youth Camps at Inspiration Point. Ellen’s most recent CD, “Thorncrown Sacred Space”, was released this Fall and commissioned by Thorncrown Chapel. Joining her previous CDs – “Light Reflected”, and “Winterwood: Finging Your Way Home” – all contain original compositions and were recorded at Winterwood Studios.
After teaching years in Greensburg, Kansas, working at Whacky Music in Sedona, AZ and teaching in the Washington D.C. area, Ellen is now at home in the historic, Victorian community of Eureka Springs, Arkansas, teaching, playing for the Holiday Island Community Church and providing music for weddings and special occasions.