An Iowa native, Eleni received a BM in bassoon performance from the University of Wisconsin- Madison, under Professor Marc Vallon. This year, she won the UW-Madison Symphony Concerto Competition. Eleni has attended the IMANI Winds and Madeline Island Chamber Music Festivals, Brevard Music Center, and Chautauqua Institution. This fall, she will attend the Yale School of Music for her master’s degree, under Professor Frank Morelli. In her free time, Eleni enjoys practicing yoga and cooking.