Ellen Wilber is a teacher and musician with more than twenty-five years of experience introducing children to music. She is a member of the Cardigan Mountain Tradition, a bluegrass band, and the founder of a long-running kids' summer theatre program. She is the music director for the Trumbull Hall Troupe, for which she has composed more than one hundred songs. She also composed and performed the music that accompanies Jodi Picoult's 2011 novel, Sing You Home. Ms. Wilber lives in New Hampshire.