Elaine Hagenberg’s music “soars with eloquence and ingenuity” (ACDA Choral Journal). Her compositions have been awarded and performed by universities, community choirs, schools, and church choirs throughout the United States and abroad. Her music has been featured at All State festivals, national and regional American Choral Directors Association Conferences, the National Youth Choir at Carnegie Hall, the Melbourne International Choral Festival in Australia, International Children’s Choir Festival in Canterbury and London, as well as performances in South Africa and Asia.
With over forty commissioned works, she has composed new music for the American Choral Directors Association Women's Choir consortium, colleges and universities, community choirs, and churches. She is currently the composer-in-residence for the Des Moines Choral Society and the Master Singers of Eau Claire, Wisconsin.
In addition to composing, Elaine has been the clinician for conferences and festivals including the Heartland Youth Choir Meet the Composer Festival, Alleluia Conference- Baylor University, the upcoming Voices Unite Festival, Birmingham First Composer Festival, Savannah Sacred Music Festival, and the In Canto Mediterrano International Choral Festival in Milazzo, Italy.
Elaine’s compositions are published with Oxford University Press, Hal Leonard, G. Schirmer, Hinshaw Music, Beckenhorst Press, and Elaine Hagenberg Music.