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Elise Witt
Elise was born in Switzerland, raised in North Carolina, and has lived in Atlanta since 1977. She speaks five languages fluently, sings in over a dozen more, and has been a cultural ambassador to South Africa, Italy, Nicaragua, Switzerland, and China. A songwriter & composer, she tours the U.S. and the world with her Global, Local & Homemade Songs™. Her latest CD, "Valise," is her 11th recording. From 1980-2000, Elise sang with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Chorus and Chamber Chorus under the direction of Robert Shaw, and in recent years, she has studied with Bobby McFerrin, Ysaÿe Barnwell, Rhiannon Giddens, and others. She has earned a reputation as a masterful educator, encouraging even the shyest singers to revel in their voices.

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