Educator and violinist
who attended Cleveland
Heights High School
and founded the Sutton Ensemble in the ‘60s.
married to Louis Teicher of Ferrante
& Teicher and they had a daughter Susan, a
with whom Elaine has performed include the Martha Graham Company, the
Metropolitan Opera, the New York Choral Society, the New York Pops, the
Riverdale Choral Society, and the Staten Island Symphony.
December 1998, she was one of two violinists to perform a recital of Johann
Sebastian Bach’s cantatas with the Riverside Choral Society at Christ Church
in the Bronx, New York. She was the soloist on Ich bin vergnugt mit meinem Glucke, BWV 84 and one third of the string ensemble
on the first part of Schwingt freudig euch empor, BWV 36.
Ensemble teamed up with guitarist Bucky Pizzarelli
in Sharp Theater at Ramapo College in the Garden State
on 21st September 2003.
Their program included “Andante Cantabile” by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, “Fair Rosemarin”
by Fritz Kreisler, “For Bucky and Friends” by Richard Lane, “Honeysuckle
Rose” by Fats Waller, “Eine Kleine Nachtmusik” by
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, “Molly on the Shore” by Percy
Grainger, “Nuages” by Stephane Grappelli, and
themes from The Bad and the Beautiful
and Laura by David Raksin.
March 2004, Elaine was honoured by the Bergen
Freeholders as a Woman of Achievement.
You can hear
her violin stylings on Ferrante
& Teicher’s Golden Piano Hits.