Ellen Brager is the Executive Director of Traveling Notes, a program dedicated to the organization of music festivals for young musicians from different cultures and socio-economic backgrounds. Traveling Notes is a program of the Hampton Roads Chamber Players, a non-profit organization based in Norfolk, VA and a partner of the YOA.
Ms. Brager, who was born and raised in Antwerp, has lived and worked in Belgium, Spain, Germany, the U.S., and Peru. She holds a degree of Science in Management from the National-Louis University in Washington, D.C. and gained most of her professional experience in sales & marketing and event organization. In Traveling Notes she found her true passion and she is delighted to put her previous experience in service of the young musicians she supports and admires.
She recently became a US citizen and currently lives with her family in Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic. She speaks Flemish/Dutch, English, Spanish, French and German fluently.