Rochelle Ellis, DMA Voice, is a performer, teacher and conductor. She holds positions as Adjunct Associate Professor of Voice at Westminster Choir College of Rider University and Lecturer of Voice at Princeton University. She has sung extensively in the U. S. A. and internationally in both concert and opera. She made her New York City Opera debut in Gershwin's Porgy and Bess, and her Carnegie Hall debut in Bach’s Cantata 140, under the baton of the late Joseph Flummerfelt.
Active in community outreach in music, Dr. Ellis teaches in the summer Westminster Conservatory High School Vocal Institute and in the Solo Vocal Artist Camp. Dr. Ellis has served as Teaching Artist for The Princeton Festival Guild and has served as Music Director and Solo/Small Ensemble Director for the Trenton Children’s Chorus.
The St. Louis native received her Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Voice from the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University. She received her Master of Music Education degree from Westminster Choir College of Rider University and a Bachelor of Music Education degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory of Music.