Bach & Beyoncé is a weekly program hosted by Maria A. Ellis, the conductor of The Sheldon’s All-Star Chorus.

January 19, 2023: Mental Health – In this episode, Maria focuses on prioritizing your mental health in 2023! Enjoy beautiful music from Johann Sebastian Bach, Frederick Chopin, and The Beatles.

January 12, 2023: Visions and Dreams – Maria focuses on how we make our 2023 what we want it to be! Hear works from Claude Debussy, Beyoncé, and Hector Berlioz.

January 5, 2023New Year’s Resolutions – Many of us make resolutions about our health, so Maria is going to share her “Ultimate Workout Playlist”. Hear pieces from Edvard Grieg, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, and Antonio Vivaldi!

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.

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