Virginia Ellis

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Los Angeles, California, USA
Virginia Ruth Ellis grew up in southern California and was introduced to music (and specifically the violin) at a very young age, becoming a member of the Hollywood Baby Orchestra at age 4. Soon after, she joined the Peter Meremblum California Junior Symphony, a popular training orchestra in the area for children and teenagers. Under the tutelage of Maestro Meremblum, Ellis's skills matured significantly.

In 1938, the Meremblum Orchestra was hired to perform in "They Shall Have Music", a Samuel Goldwyn movie designed to showcase virtuoso violinist Jascha Heifetz. Read more...


Character: Child in the Village Orchestra

Song of Russia 1944