Ellie Roso has been playing with the Reno Wind Symphony since 2015. She grew up in Northern Nevada where she started playing the flute in 5th grade. Ellie attended Fernley High School, where she went on to learn the alto saxophone.
She attended the University of Nevada, Reno, and was a member of the marching, pep, and symphonic bands from 1999-2002, playing both flute and alto saxophone. She received her Bachelor in Elementary Education degree in 2009. In 2014 she received her Master in Education degree from Sierra Nevada College.