Ellen R. Sommer

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Ellen Sommer is the one of the finest 'collaborative' pianists and coaches in this part of the country. I have heard her many times over many years and have always been inspired by her sensitive and spirited playing

/ John L. Schaefer - Canon Musician Emeritus, Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral, Kansas City Missouri /

 

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The star of the album is The Gorgeous Nothings featuring Sarah Tannehill Anderson (soprano) Anne Gnojek (flute) Margaret Marco (oboe) and Ellen Sommer (piano).

/ Hanna Rosa Schiller - I Care IF You Listen  /

 

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No less talented is her accompanist Ellen Sommer, who lets her take the spotlight but sure knows how to swing and firmly, assuredly support the violin with her jazz-meets-classical style.

/ AllMusic.com  /

 

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Their ensemble precision and musicianship were impeccable Sunday Evening and their performance was entertaining, informative, and sophisticated…

/  KCMetropolis.org  /