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Elena Ciampa

Northampton, MA

Elena Ciampa is an award-winning musician, composer, songwriter, arranger, and bandleader with a lifelong passion for music. After teaching high school Spanish for twenty years, she pursued her dream of studying music and is now performing, recording, and producing her original pieces. Elena’s thoughtful writing and melodic expression promise a unique listening experience.


Featured Work

Elena Ciampa and Friends Septet, “ live 2022; MICAfest.

Elena Ciampa and Friends Septet, “ live 2022; MICAfest.

Elena Ciampa and Friends Septet, “ live 2022; MICAfest.

What people have been saying about Elena’s work...

“(Her) feel is organic…beautiful voicings…melodies are good…improvisation
is well constructed.”
“Elena’s got soul!” —Bob Christopherson: Professor of Piano Performance at Berklee College of Music. Pianist, vocalist,
“Wonderful arranging and solid work.” —Sarah Brindell: Songwriter, arranger, producer, vocalist, keyboardist. Touring credits with Norah Jones,
Carole King, George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic; original music synced to television shows including
MTV’s Made; Panelist in Song of the Year contest (VH-1’s Save the Music Foundation) & Billboard World
Song Contest. Full-time Professor of Songwriting at Berklee College of Music.
“Elena’s recordings evoke a classic, live-session sound.”
“Her talent and magnetic spirit attract A-list musicians.” —Nate Christy: Multi-instrumentalist producer, recording engineer, mixer, composer, arranger &
songwriter. Nation-wide touring credits supporting various artists, from Boston singer-songwriter Casey
Desmond to national touring artist David Cook.