Mrs Hanako Ellis
graduated from Doshisha Women’s College in Kyoto, Japan, with a bachelor’s degree in clarinet performance and a minor in piano. She has performed with the Kyoto Symphony Orchestra and Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra, and is trained with both French and German styles of clarinet. She taught clarinet in Tokyo for six years, until moving to the Bay Area at the end of 2013. Mrs. Ellis joined Highlands in January 2015, and is excited to be teaching!