Where Are They Now? with Elaina Stuppler

In celebration of ICAN Radio‘s 5th birthday, Where Are They Now? host Jahlysa Azaret chats with Elaina Stuppler. Elaina is the former Youth Roving Reporter for ICAN Radio and All Classical‘s 2024 Young Artist in Residence.

Elaina Stuppler in a standing profile, smiling towards the camera.
Elaina Stuppler. Photo: Frankie Tresser

Elaina Stuppler is a composer, vocalist, and trombonist. In this “Where Are They Now” episode, Elaina shares about what makes music special, her current compositions, and her program, Popera PDX. Elaina also shares why she values the community that has surrounded her.

About Elaina

Elaina Stuppler is an accomplished composer, vocalist, and trombonist. Named All Classical Radio’s 2024 Young Artist in Residence and the former Youth Roving Reporter for ICAN Radio, Elaina has left an indelible mark in classical music spaces and radio.

Additionally, Elaina has played trombone at the Sydney Opera House and sang at Carnegie Hall in New York City.  Furthermore, Elaina’s work has been commissioned by the Metropolitan Youth Orchestra of New York, the Portland Youth Philharmonic, and the Metropolitan Youth Symphony to name a few.

Currently, Elaina is the Co-Principal Trombonist for Portland Youth Philharmonic (PYP). She was also selected for All-State and All-Northwest Honor Bands for Jazz and Wind Ensemble. Elaina has also written great pieces on artists such as Black Violin and Dr. Jennifer Higdon as a Youth Roving Reporter.

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