Pictured above: Ellen Shuler
Ellen Shuler holds a Bachelor of Music Education degree from Montana State University and a Master of Music Education with Choral Emphasis from Florida State University. In 2015, Shuler was awarded the Choral Teacher of Excellence from the Milwaukee Civic Music Society. In September 2009, Shuler helped establish the Bel Canto Boy Choir.
Prior to leading the Bel Canto Boy Choir, Shuler was a director of the Milwaukee Children's Choir for seven years, directing the first level premier choir as well as the beginning and training choirs. Shuler taught choral and general music in Idaho, Colorado, and New Hampshire, as well as pre-primary music and movement classes in Colorado and New Hampshire. She worked for several years as a choral music editor at Hal Leonard Corporation where she was a contributing author to the Macmillan McGraw-Hill music education series, “Spotlight on Music” and "Music Express" magazine.
Shuler was recently selected to be the Repertoire and Standards Chair for Children's Choirs for the Wisconsin Choral Directors Association. In addition to her position with Bel Canto Chorus, Shuler works at the University School of Milwaukee where she directs 8th Grade Choir, Upper School Concert Choir and Swing Choir, is music director of theatrical productions in both the Middle and Upper Schools, and teaches the pre-primary general
music classes. She also directs the youth choirs at Mequon United Methodist Church and maintains a voice and piano studio in Mequon, WI.