Interview with Ellie Grace, Kansas City, Missouri

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Ellie Grace
Ellie Grace (Kansas City, Missouri)

Ellie Grace grew up performing in a family band. She is now a singer, multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, and dancer who specializes in roots-based Americana and percussive dance. Ellie has performed at prestigious venues across the U.S. and Canada, from the Winnipeg Folk Festival to Lincoln Center to the National Women’s Music Festival. She has appeared as a featured guest with Peter and Paul (of Peter, Paul and Mary) at the Rubicon Theater in California. Ellie Grace is also a teacher, having taught at camps, schools, colleges, and festivals across the country. In addition to her time on faculty at Smith College, Mount Holyoke College, and University of North Carolina-Asheville, Ellie has directed schools of folk music and dance in Missouri and North Carolina. 

Interviewed by Holly Hobbs, 09/24/2020.
Holly Hobbs
Music; United States; Covid-19 Pandemic
Kansas City, Missouri
Musicians in America during the Covid-19 Pandemic
Society for Ethnomusicology

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