catchy tunes for searching souls
cover of The Hour Before

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Elaine Romanelli is a multi-hyphenate talent;
a performer, composer, writer and teacher across genres.
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  Listen to The Hour Before:

"Vibrant presence… Puts on an A+ show"
    - The Great Record Chase
"Stunning new album"
  - Broadway World

"Elaine Romanelli shines like a supernova… Utterly haunting… highly original"
        - syndicated DJ Rich Warren, WFMT Chicago

Watch Choral Music Livestream Party:

livestream video of Elaine's sacred music. "Choral" page launches July 1st!

  • Elaine's sacred scores are now for sale on the new CHORAL tab on this website!

  • Joining musical theater history: Elaine's music was in a concert of new musical theater at Feinstein's/54 below!

    Elaine was chosen as a Semi-Formal Showcase Artist at the Northeast Regional Folk Alliance conference!

  • New Age debut. Elaine sang vocal improvisations while Deepak Chopra read poetry at an event promoting his new project 'Home', live streamed to 2 million followers.

  • Elaine named Composer-in-Residence. Her music is debuted regularly the Church of St. Matthew and St. Timothy. Her pieces also were featured at the 240th annual New York Diocesan Convention!

Ongoing Thanks
  • 2019's Chicago area tour was a big success! It followed a prior midwest tour in 2017 and a West Coast tour in 2016 stretching from Seattle to San Diego. Huge thanks to all hosts and venues!

  • In 2016, The Hour Before was named to FOUR “Favorite Albums of the Year lists by DJs! Thanks to Ron Olesko (NJ), Joe Pszonek (NJ), Kelly Walker (AL), and Rich Warren (IL) for the honor!

  • In 2015, The Hour Before release show was packed thanks to you! The review: "Elaine Romanelli Stuns At Album Release Show".

  • in 2014, Elaine's crowdfunding campaign was (more than!) fully funded. See the supporter list on the Wall of Thanks. Funds raised supported the launch of The Hour Before.

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