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Welcome to McGraw Vocal Music!

About Mrs. Elia

Madison Elia was born and raised in Canandaigua, NY.  After graduating from 
high school, Mrs. Elia attended SUNY Geneseo where she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Vocal Performance and Piano. After graduating from SUNY Geneseo, Mrs. Elia went on to earn two more degrees from The Crane School of Music at SUNY Potsdam. She obtained a Bachelor of Music in Music Education as well as a Master of Music in Music Education with Choral and Special Education concentrations. Mrs. Elia holds New York State Certification in K-12 Music. This is Madison's 2nd year at McGraw! Before coming to McGraw where she teaches Junior Chorus, Senior Chorus, Voice Lessons, Adapted Music, and Show Choir, Mrs. Elia ran a private voice and piano studio out of her home while simultaneously completing two long-term music substitute teaching positions in the Finger Lakes area. Mrs. Elia will also be directing the annual Spring Musical, The Little Mermaid, at McGraw in the Spring of 2023. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Marcus, family and friends, hiking, traveling to new places and baking. Mrs. Elia is thrilled to be working at McGraw, teaching music to the wonderful students, and collaborating with fellow colleagues and staff members.

Courses Taught

Junior Chorus
Senior Chorus
Voice Lessons
Adapted Music
Show Choir (after school)
Spring Musical (after school)
Ukulele Club (after school)


Junior Chorus
6th & 7th Grade Junior Chorus Syllabus

Junior Chorus 2022-2023 Chorus Class Representatives:
Eli Hilsinger (6th Grade Representative)
Jadin Mabry (7th Grade Representative)
Austin Dumond (7th Grade Representative)

Senior Chorus
Senior Chorus Syllabus

2022-2023 School Year Choral Officers:
Owen Thomas, President
Gabriel Kahle, Vice President
Kaylee Lang, Secretary
Rayevyn Hodgson, Treasurer
Alexis Bilodeau, Music Librarian
Josslyn Eaton, Music Librarian
Richard Osborne, Music Librarian
Hailey McCall, Historian
Drew Thomas, Historian

Show Choir
Show Choir Information

2022-2023 Select Honors Choirs!

Jr. High Area All State Mixed Choir
November 2022 at Fayetteville-Manlius High School

Accepted Students:
Alexis Bilodeau, Alto 
Katelynn Millard, Alto
Liam Baker, Baritone
Lucas Johnson, Baritone
Zachary Kahle, Baritone
Richard Osborne, Baritone
Drew Thomas, Baritone

Sr. High Area All State Mixed Choir
February 2023 at Ithaca College

Accepted Students:
Hailey McCall, Alto 1
Owen Thomas, Tenor 1
Gabriel Kahle, Bass 1

Junior High All County Chorus
January 2023 at Homer High School

Accepted Students:
Alexis Bilodeau, Grade 8, Soprano
Anissa Burdick, Grade 7, Soprano
Isabella Burlingame, Grade 8, Soprano
Skyler Lang, Grade 8, Soprano
Lailah Zoll, Grade 7, Soprano

Hannah Hornbrook, Grade 6, Alto
Abigail Lakie, Grade 8, Alto
Jordyn Maynard, Grade 7, Alto
Alynia Reif, Grade 7, Alto
Lynzee Thompson, Grade 7, Alto

Liam Baker, Grade 8, Baritone
Lucas Johnson, Grade 8, Baritone
Zachary Kahle, Grade 8, Baritone
Makari Neely, Grade 7, Baritone
Talan Rew, Grade 8, Baritone

Sr. High All County Chorus
January 2023 at Homer High School

Accepted Students:
Ysabelle Miller, Grade 10, Soprano
Leah Nauseef, Grade 9, Soprano
Raisha Shellings, Grade 9, Soprano

Hailey McCall, Grade 12, Alto
Lexi McCall, Grade 10, Alto
Eden Sears, Grade 10, Alto
Casiana Vasquez, Grade 9, Alto

Drew Thomas, Grade 9, Tenor
Owen Thomas, Grade 12, Tenor

Elijah Adams, Grade 9, Bass
Gabriel Kahle, Grade 12, Bass
Richard Osborne, Grade 9, Bass
Talon Tinelli, Grade 12, Bass

"The true beauty of music is that it connects people. It carries a message, and we, the musicians, are the messengers." - Roy Ayers