Pianist, has concertized often in Vancouver as soloist and chamber player and has been heard on the CBC in both capacities. She has appeared with her husband, Robert Silverman, performing the four hand and two piano literature throughout British Columbia and in the Far East as well as the Northeastern Philharmonic Orchestra in Pennsylvania. She has also performed in such cities as New York, Pittsburgh, Rochester, Syracuse and Milwaukee. She also is a frequent collaborator of French flutist Isabelle Chapuis. A graduate of the renowned Eastman School of Music, Ellen Silverman holds a Master’s degree from Syracuse University. Her teachers have included Leonard Shure, Eugene List and Frank Glazer. She was the Coordinator of the Piano Department at Douglas College in New Westminster, B.C. for 32 years. She has served on the summer faculty of the University of British Columbia and for many years chaired the piano faculty of the Courtenay Youth Music Centre. She also maintains an active private studio in Vancouver. She has adjudicated festivals in Calgary and Toronto and nearly every music festival in British Columbia. She also released a CD with Ed Lewis, Contemporary Music for Trumpet and Piano.