ELENA BONOMO - Drum Instructor (Croton and Mohegan Lake)

Elena Bonomo is a drummer, percussionist, band leader and music educator based in the NYC area. A graduate of Berklee College of Music, she is an avid music lover who's style spans from jazz, to musical theater, to rock. Elena has recorded and toured nationally with Americana/Folk group, The Novel Ideas. Last winter, Elena became a Mission Jazz artist and a member of the Fellowship of the Swing, an artist advance held in Santa Barbara, California led by Winnie Swalley and artist-in-residence, Kendrick Scott. Elena's notable performances have included appearances at Symphony Hall, The Berklee Performance Center, the Agganis Arena, the Fresh Grass Music Festival, and South by Southwest. Most recently, Elena finished up tours of Europe, Australia, New Zealand and the Caribbean while playing drums and working as a Band Leader for Holland America Cruise Lines. She is currently working as a freelance musician in the NYC area, recording and performing live with local artists, and subbing for the Off-Broadway musical, "Cagney."