BMHOF Class of 1999
One of Buffalo's best known gospel music performers, Ella has been involved in gospel music for over three decades. She began her career as a child at the Greater Hope Baptist Church, founded by her father, the late Rev. John H. Monroe. Ella formed and continues as director of The New Beginnings Choral Ensemble.
When President Clinton appeared in Buffalo at The Marine Midland Arena earlier this year, The New Beginnings Choral Ensemble performed at the festivities. The Ensemble also traveled to Germany this spring as part of Buffalo's sister city cultural exchange program. Ella also leads New Beginnings at Gospel Festivals across the country and recently released a new CD.
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