Faculty: Music

Ellie Glorioso is an American cellist based in Cleveland, Ohio. As a fully registered Suzuki cello teacher with over 10 years of teaching experience, Ellie imparts her knowledge and love of music to her students while teaching them to be good global citizens and pursue excellence in all areas of life. She instructs at both the Cleveland Institute of Music’s Sato Center for Suzuki Studies and The Music Settlement, drawing students from all around Greater Cleveland.

Ellie is passionate about providing music education not just at home, but all over the world. As a proud founding member of the Cleveland Music Exchange, she helped develop an organization that connects skilled teachers with developing global music communities. For the past several summers she has traveled with CME to Harare, Zimbabwe where she works with a team of musicians providing lessons, workshops, and concerts that help raise funds for local music teachers to receive Suzuki certification. Most recently she is collaborating with a music program in Chihuahua, Mexico.

Ellie is also an active chamber and orchestral musician performing with ensembles such as Cleveland Opera Theatre, Opus 216, and the Young Artist Debut Orchestra. She takes particular pleasure in performing at house concerts, bringing the beauty of chamber music to intimate audiences.

Ellie holds a Bachelor of Music in Cello Performance from Butler University and a Master of Music in Cello Performance and Suzuki Pedagogy from the Cleveland Institute of Music. She has taken masterclasses with Juilliard String Quartet, Cavani String Quartet, Jaime Laredo, East Coast Chamber Orchestra (ECCO), Brooklyn Rider, and Zuill Bailey. At CIM, she studied under Grammy nominated cellist and member of the Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson trio, Sharon Robinson.

MM, Cello Performance and Suzuki Pedagogy, Cleveland Institute of Music
BM, Cello Performance, Butler University

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