Bach & Beyoncé is a weekly program hosted by Maria A. Ellis, Conductor, Musician, and Community Engagement Manager for The St. Louis Children’s Choirs.

This week: January 6, 2021. Ms. Ellis discusses the events of January 6 through the eyes of an African-American woman.

Maria A. Ellis is a music educator and choral conductor with more than 20 years of choral music experience.  She has been called a “master educator and a force of nature” by Dr. Jim Henry, University of Missouri- St. Louis.  Ms. Ellis has served as the Arts and Administrative Fellow for the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra and is the Founding Conductor of The Sheldon Concert Hall and Art Galleries’ newly formed City of Music All-Star Chorus.