About

Ellie headshot by C. LujanEllie Moses Schuchman is the founder and lead teacher of Ms. Ellie Music, LLC.  She was trained by Music Together LLC, in 2006 and has been involved in early childhood music ever since.  She is the music specialist at Ohr Kodesh Early Childhood Center in Chevy Chase, MD, bringing more music into the classrooms and leading the weekly Ta’am Shel Shabbat (Taste of Shabbat) singalongs as well as leading holiday celebrations.  She also leads Tot Shabbat for the 0 to 4 crowd, as well as the kindergarten Shabbat service, at Adat Shalom Reconstructionist Congregation in Bethesda, MD.

Prior to her involvement in early childhood music, Ellie worked as a licensed clinical social worker with children and their families in various school-based and mental health settings.  She has a BA in Psychology from Clark University and a MS in Social Work from Columbia University.  She grew up in Takoma Park, MD, and was an active member of Habonim Dror and Camp Moshava, where she first developed her love of and ruach (spirit, in Hebrew) for singing and dancing as a camper, and then for many years, as a counselor and assistant camp director.

Ellie lives in Silver Spring, MD, with her husband and twin boys.