Praised by the Guardian for her "poise and promise, her voice agile with silvery charm", Ellen has performed in theatres and concert venues both internationally and across the UK, including Cadogan Hall, Royal Concert Hall Glasgow, Bridgewater Hall, Venue Cymru, The Wales Millennium Centre, and St. David’s Hall.
Equally at home on the operatic stage and concert platform, Ellen has given recitals at Fishguard International Music Festival, Bangor Music Festival where her "poignant performances" engaged audiences (Wales Arts Review), and at Cowbridge Music Festival. Ellen was delighted to perform Baroque favourites with Rachel Podger and Badinerie in the Dora Stoutzker Hall during her time spent studying at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, and regularly performs as the soprano soloist in choral works including Carl Orff's Carmina Burana conducted by Adrian Partington at Gloucester Cathedral, Handel's Messiah conducted by Edward Lambert at St. John's Church Newbury, with Cardiff Metropolitan Cathedral Choir and Orchestra at St. David's Hall, and with Llandaff Cathedral Choral Society combined with Bach's Christmas Oratorio. Ellen supports many Welsh charities and organisations, has won numerous awards from the National Eisteddfod of Wales including the Oratorio solo for three consecutive years, and regularly appears on Welsh television and radio; a highlight being the "10 Divas" S4C special comprising of 10 of Wales' most prominent sopranos from the world of opera.
Seen and Heard International praised her "convincingly self-absorbed" Semele for Mid Wales Opera: 'Endless Pleasure' and 'Myself I shall adore' "sang with both grace and agility were among highlights of the evening and revealed distinct promise". Ellen has also sang Zerlina (Don Giovanni) at the COSI Opera Festival in Italy, Lady Harriet in Flotow's Martha with Burry Port Opera, First Niece (Peter Grimes) in the Dartington Great Hall conducted by Sian Edwards, Valletto/Fortuna (L'incoronazione di Poppea) with Ensemble OrQuesta, and during her time at the RWCMD a "spirited" Nannetta (Falstaff) conducted by Carlo Rizzi (Arts Scene In Wales) who she also sang in a celebratory concert to HRH the Prince of Wales at Buckingham Palace, Barbarina and cover Susanna (Le Nozze di Figaro), Cinderella (Massenet's Cendrillon), Emmie (Albert Herring), and scenes as Sophie (Der Rosenkavalier) and Lakmé with the WNO orchestra under the baton of Simon Phillippo, and as Ariel (The Tempest) with Music Theatre Wales. Whilst at the RWCMD where she studied with Suzanne Murphy and Michael Pollock, Ellen was awarded the Elias Singing Prize for Soprano, a Leverhulme scholarship, the Aneurin Davies Award, and Awards from the Arts Council of Wales.
Ellen also holds and Honours degree in Spanish and French from the University of Exeter.
Future performances include Rossini's Stabat Mater with Mountain Ash Choral Society and a St. David's Day grand concert with Athena Trio in Galeri Caernarfon whom Ellen performs with regularly.