Singer ~ Songwriter ~ Musician

Elinor Joelle Gray Lisa was introduced to music at a young age when her mother bribed her to join the children's choir at their local church. It worked!

Since then she has been singing and writing music.

Elinor, aka Elli, received her BM from the Hartt School of Music in Hartford, CT. Elli recorded her first album “Baby” in 2002 at her alma mater. After living in Los Angeles for three years. Elli moved back to her hometown of Portland, Maine. She went back to the Hartt School to record “This Fight” in 2007. Elli began playing music around town as well as joining several choirs in the area. 

Elli sang Soprano with the Choral Art Society Singers ensemble and Masterworks Chorus from 2006 - 2014.  She is a featured soloist on The Choral Art Society’s most recent CD, A Choral Art Christmas, singing Paul Halley’s The Rain is Over and Gone. In February of 2013 Elli performed in the Carnegie Hall production of Carlo Barnett’s World Beloved, A Bluegrass Mass.  

Elli sings at local weddings, funerals, church services and occasionally will play her original music around Portland.  Elli has the unique ability to sing many different kinds of genres. Elli has been studying voice under Kathleen Grammer since 2009 and performed her own voice recital A Journey of Music in June of 2013. Most recently Elli participated in Kathleen Grammer’s voice studio’s recital A Journey Through Song in June of 2014 at The State Street Chapel.

If you are looking for a singer for any type of event contact Elli at elli.gray@gmail.com.