Oceans of Living Music

by on January 25, 2017

Enjoy a preview of three songs from my upcoming concert, Oceans of Living Music, Sunday, January 29, 2017 at 2 p.m. at All Saints Church in the Choir Suite. Tickets are $10-$12 available for purchase at Eventbrite. I’d love to see you there! “Under the Night Sky” by James Gibson; and below is today’s post-rehearsal selfie of […]

Dan Gawthrop

by on April 3, 2016

In my career as a singer, I’ve had the privilege of giving multiple world premier performances. The first major world premiere was creating the role of Mrs. Gibbs in Ned Rorem’s opera Our Town. The second was performing as the mezzo-soprano soloist in Edwin Penhorwood’s monumental oratorio, An American Requiem. I’ve also had two composers […]

Multi-Arts Event Announcement

by on August 10, 2015

Auglanta, Ellena Hogrefe, mezzo-soprano, multi-arts, world oceans

World Oceans presents Auglanta an inspiring and surprising multi-arts program Saturday, August 22, 2015 7:30 pm Best Western Plus 301 N. Central Avenue, Hapeville, GA 30354 General Admission Tickets $10; Students & Senior Citizens $8 Purchase at www.Auglanta.Eventbrite.com terrific music— songs* arias piano ditties funny stories improv skits movie highlights & more! Featured Artists James […]

Independence Day Recovery Eucharist 2015

by on July 4, 2015

This was a really cool day. I was asked to be the presiding and only musician at the Recovery Eucharist on Independence Day 2015. The service was a special offering from the Diocese of Atlanta during the International Convention of Alcoholics Anonymous. The service incorporated the 12-step program as part of the worship service. I […]

NuovAtlanta Concert

by on January 23, 2015

NuovAtlanta Concert Announcement I’m pleased to announce my upcoming concert of new music! I’ll be singing 7 songs composed within the past 5 years. The writing is lyrical with soaring melodies, and the poetry is by turns evocative, thought-provoking, and inspirational! Program Steep Trails by Leslie LaBarre features an excerpt from Chapter 11 of “The […]