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Elena Bonomo

 
Bio:
Elena Bonomo is a drummer, percussionist, band leader and music educator based in the NYC area. A graduate of Berklee College of Music, she holds a Bachelors Degree in Performance. Actively involved in both the pop/rock and musical theater scenes, Elena strives to create fluidity across all ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Elena Bonomo is a drummer, percussionist, band leader and music educator based in the NYC area. A graduate of Berklee College of Music, she holds a Bachelors Degree in Performance. Actively involved in both the pop/rock and musical theater scenes, Elena strives to create fluidity across all ... (read complete bio)
 

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Meghan Doyle, Yuka Tadano, Elena Bonomo, Emily Erickson, Chris MacDonnell Photo

Meghan Doyle, Yuka Tadano, Elena Bonomo, Emily Erickson, Chris MacDonnell

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03/28/2022
Mariana Ramirez, Michelle Osbourne, Kimi Hayes, Elena Bonomo, Julia Schade Photo

Mariana Ramirez, Michelle Osbourne, Kimi Hayes, Elena Bonomo, Julia Schade

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10/04/2021
Dave D''aranjo, Claudio Rain , Julia Schade, Elena Bonomo Photo

Dave D''aranjo, Claudio Rain , Julia Schade, Elena Bonomo

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09/10/2020
Back Row Ellie Fishman, Peter Mills, Cara Reichel, Kevin Heard, Marian Gomez-Villotta Photo

Back Row Ellie Fishman, Peter Mills, Cara Reichel, Kevin Heard, Marian Gomez-Villotta. Front row Andrew Mayer, Lili Thomas, Elena Bonomo.

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11/25/2019
 

Elena Bonomo Biography

Elena Bonomo is a drummer, percussionist, band leader and music educator based in the NYC area. A graduate of Berklee College of Music, she holds a Bachelors Degree in Performance.


Actively involved in both the pop/rock and musical theater scenes, Elena strives to create fluidity across all musical genres. She has performed at venues across NYC including Feinstein’s/54 Below, Birdland, The Blue Note, Symphony Space, The Green Room 42, Rockwood Music Hall, Pianos, The Bitter End, and many others. She is currently in the house band for FEMME Jam, and all-female led jam session that takes place once a month at Brooklyn’s C’Mon Everybody (led by Camille Trust, Melissa McMillan, Alita Moses and Miranda Joan).


In the theater realm, Elena has toured across the United States as the drummer for the 1st National Tour of the hit Broadway musical, Waitress (music and lyrics by Sara Bareilles). She originated the drum chairs for two Off-Broadway shows including The Hello Girls and A Strange Loop, and appeared as the drummer on both of their Original Cast Recordings. An active sub in the NYC Theater scene, her Broadway and Off-Broadway sub credits include Waitress, Be More Chill, Cagney, For Colored Girls, and A Taste of Things to Come.


Elena has shared the stage with Jordin Sparks, Brandy, Hillary Scott (of Lady A), Tony-award winning actress Patina Miller (Pippin, Sister Act), Annie Golden (Orange is The New Black), Nikki Renee Daniels, Constantine Maroulis, Desi Oakley, Christine Dwyer, Solea Pfeiffer, Natalie Walker, Heath Saunders, and jazz vocalist Jacqui Naylor. In addition to her US appearances, Elena has performed throughout the Caribbean, South America, Australia, New Zealand and Europe while working as band leader for Holland America Cruise Lines. She has toured nationally with Boston based Americana/Folk group, The Novel Ideas, with whom she also recorded an album.

After two successful runs at the American Repartory Theater in Cambridge, MA and at The Ordway in St. Paul, Minnesota, Elena currently holds the drum chair for Broadway's newest hit musical, SIX (by Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss).


Elena is a proud endorser of Yamaha drums, Sabian cymbals, Remo drum heads, and Vic Firth drum sticks.




Elena Bonomo News

A JUBILEE WITH Z Comes to 54 Below in October Photo A JUBILEE WITH Z Comes to 54 Below in October
by Stephi Wild - Aug 31, 2022

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Z Infante in A Jubilee with Z on October 12th at 9:30.

See Melissa Errico With Billy Stritch & More Next Week at 54 Below Photo See Melissa Errico With Billy Stritch & More Next Week at 54 Below
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 29, 2022

Next week, 54 BELOW will present some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. A recipient of the 2022 Tony Awards Honor for Excellence in the Theatre, 54 Below celebrates Broadway musicals and writers of the past and present, promoting an ongoing engagement with their work.

See Jason Robert Brown & Shoshana Bean, the Four Alternate Queens of SIX and More at  Photo See Jason Robert Brown & Shoshana Bean, the Four Alternate Queens of SIX and More at 54 Below in August
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 29, 2022

Next month, 54 BELOW will present some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. See Jason Robert Brown & Shoshana Bean, John Lloyd Young and more.

Watch: The Broadway Sinfonietta & Solea Pfeiffer Perform 'You're Gonna Hear From Me' Photo Watch: The Broadway Sinfonietta & Solea Pfeiffer Perform 'You're Gonna Hear From Me'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 22, 2022

The Broadway Sinfonietta and Sony Masterworks Broadway have released a new single, “You’re Gonna Hear From Me,” performed by Solea Pfeiffer, available now on all digital service providers. Watch them perform perform it in the recording studio here!

SIX: LIVE ON OPENING NIGHT Original Broadway Cast Recording Will Be Released on May 6 Photo SIX: LIVE ON OPENING NIGHT Original Broadway Cast Recording Will Be Released on May 6
by Stephi Wild - May 2, 2022

SIX: LIVE ON OPENING NIGHT, the first Original Broadway Cast Recording ever recorded live on opening night is now available in streaming and digital formats, including Spotify, Apple Music, iTunes, Amazon Music, and more.We've got the scoop!

Musical Theater Writers to be Celebrated In Berklee's CURTAIN UP! Concert Photo Musical Theater Writers to be Celebrated In Berklee's CURTAIN UP! Concert
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 19, 2022

​​​​​​​Curtain Up!, an annual Berklee College of Music event showcasing new musical theater songs written, orchestrated, and performed by students, will take place at the Berklee Performance Center on Tuesday, April 26 at 8:00 p.m.

Photos: Kate Baldwin, Bonnie Milligan, Jessica Vosk, and More at Maestra Music's AMPL Photo Photos: Kate Baldwin, Bonnie Milligan, Jessica Vosk, and More at Maestra Music's AMPLIFY 2022
by Jennifer Broski - Mar 29, 2022

Maestra Music, the not-for-profit organization supporting the women and nonbinary musicians in the musical theater industry, held its second annual concert and community event on March 28.

Jessica Vosk, Elizabeth Stanley, Heidi Blickenstaff, and More Will Celebrate Maestra  Photo Jessica Vosk, Elizabeth Stanley, Heidi Blickenstaff, and More Will Celebrate Maestra Music at AMPLIFY 2022
by Stephi Wild - Mar 3, 2022

Maestra Music will hold its second annual concert and community event on Monday, March 28, 2022 at 8 pm. Bringing together Maestra friends and supporters from around the world, Amplify 2022 presented by American Express, will take place both in-person and virtually to raise money and highlight Maestra's programs which provide support, visibility, and community for the women and nonbinary music makers in the theater industry.

George Salazar and Joe Iconis, Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss & More This Month at Feinste Photo George Salazar and Joe Iconis, Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss & More This Month at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 7, 2022

This month, FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club & Private Event Destination, will present some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.

Wake Up With BWW 1/25: Jonathan Freeman's Final ALADDIN Performance, Tony Voter Bias  Photo Wake Up With BWW 1/25: Jonathan Freeman's Final ALADDIN Performance, Tony Voter Bias Training, and More!
by - Jan 25, 2022

Today's top stories include the final performance of original Aladdin cast member Jonathan Freeman, who performed his last show as Jafar on January 23. Check out photos and video from his final performance here! Plus, BroadwayWorld has learned that Tony voters will be required to complete unconscious bias training beginning this season.

Elena Bonomo Videos

Watch: The Broadway Sinfonietta & Solea Pfeiffer Perform 'You're Gonna Hear From Me' VideoWatch: The Broadway Sinfonietta & Solea Pfeiffer Perform 'You're Gonna Hear From Me'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 22, 2022

The Broadway Sinfonietta and Sony Masterworks Broadway have released a new single, “You’re Gonna Hear From Me,” performed by Solea Pfeiffer, available now on all digital service providers. Watch them perform perform it in the recording studio here!

VIDEO: Andrea Macasaet, Solea Pfeiffer, Nasia Thomas & More Perform Musical Tribute t VideoVIDEO: Andrea Macasaet, Solea Pfeiffer, Nasia Thomas & More Perform Musical Tribute to Women of the Essential Workforce
by Stage Tube - May 28, 2020

Five powerhouse leading ladies of Broadway and Off-Broadway have teamed up with playwright/composer November Christine in a musical tribute to the women of the essential workforce. Check out Nasia Thomas (Caroline, or Change), Andrea Macasaet (SIX), L Morgan Lee (A Strange Loop), Arianna Afsar, and Solea Pfeiffer singing a?oeA Woman's Worth'.