Ms. Snellman-Lang is a founding member and cellist at “Music from St. Catharine’s”. Elina is an active orchestral player, chamber musician and educator. She is a member of The Scandia Symphony, Capital Philharmonic of New Jersey and Principal cello of Sinfonietta Nova.
Elina has appeared in some of the worlds leading concert halls with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Helsinki Philharmonic, Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, American Symphony Orchestra and the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra.
She is a chamber music instructor and cello coach at the Peddie School and the New Jersey Symphony Academy Orchestra. Elina has participated in the Bard Summerscape, Inter-Harmony, OK Mozart, Spoleto and Lohja Music Festivals. She has also performed with the Philly Pops, productions on Broadway, recordings for NFL Films, and on American and Israeli TV with various Pop Artists.
Elina received her Master of Music Degree from the Mannes College of Music following her studies in Finland and at the Buchmann-Mehta School of Music /Tel Aviv University. At home Elina enjoys cooking, gardening, skiing, yoga, meditation and lives in New Jersey with her husband Jeffrey Lang and two son’s Johannes and Markus.