Elaine is a Portland native who has had music in her life since she was born - her mother played the piano daily. Choral music has long been her pursuit, singing in choirs since she was in grade school; she is a tenor. Elaine’s career encompassed work in both advertising agencies and television. She served on the client advisory council of a national research company. Elaine helped to establish Oregon’s Ethics In Business Awards and has served on various boards including Friends of Chamber Music and Metropolitan Family Services. Her radio is always tuned to All Classical Portland!