Jane Ellen


JMT: Jane's Musical Takeaway (2019- )
Weekly musical explorations amplifed by video; new episodes available on this website most Fridays here.

The Musical Legends (2014-16)
Creator of the 40 episode podcast series Musical Legends, produced by Larry Ahrens of Studio 34 Media.

Sigma Alpha Iota's Pan Pipes Magazine (2000-2011)
National Director for the SAI American Composers Bureau; compiled and edited composer updates, and provided articles for the annual winter issue which is a tribute to American composers. For the Winter 2018 issue, she contributed an article entitled Composer James Cohn's 90th: Party of the Century, written after travelling to Douglaston, NY to attend the gala event with her dear friends, the composer, and his wife, Eileen.

Finally Organized, Finally Free: For the Office (2006):
Associate Editor, published by author Maria Gracia and Get Organized Now!.

Get Organized Now! Forum
Forum moderator and contributor 2004-2006.

Boombox Classroom Radio Series (2001-2005)
scriptwriter, research assistant for national award-winning children's radio programme
Series 1: Space Music, Civil War Music, Cowboy Music, Thanksgiving, Black History Month
Series 2: American Revolutionary War Music, Medieval Music, Giants of American Music, Victorian Era, Beasts and Birds, Mechanical Instruments
Series 3: Cowboy Music II, Elizabeth I, Game Show
Series 4: Louisiana Purchase, River Boats, Gilbert and Sullivan

Alone, poem published in Eternal Portraits and the companion three-volume audio collection The Sound of Poetry, International Library of Poetry (2005). Alone also received the August 2005 Editor's Choice Award for Outstanding Achievement in Poetry, presented by the International Library of Poetry.

Reenactment, poem published in The Silence Within and the companion three-volume audio collection The Sound of Poetry, International Library of Poetry (2001).

Cancer Takes a Holiday published in Hope Line (the newsletter for the Southeastern Arizona Region American Cancer Society), Winter 1999; song lyrics set to the traditional tune 'Auld Lang Syne' for use by the Sierra Vista Oncology Clinic Team in the annual Relay For Life fundraiser.

Performa, New Mexico's Magazine of the Performing Arts; staff music reviewer, 1998.

Conceptions Southwest, a publication of the University of New Mexico. Music Editor, 1993.

Freelance stringer and arts feature writer for various New Mexico newspapers, including the Albuquerque Journal and the UNM Daily Lobo, 1978-1983.