Ellen Rosand was the recipient of fellowships from the ACLS, NEH, Rockefeller Foundation, and Guggenheim Foundation, and was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1996. Editor of the Journal of the American Musicological Society (1981-83), President of the American Musicological Society (1992-94), and Vice-President of the International Musicological Society (1997-2002), she taught at Rutgers University before coming to Yale as Professor of Music in 1992, where she chaired the department from 1993-98 and was appointed George A. Saden Professor of Music in 2006. Also in 2006 she received a Distinguished Achievement Award from the Mellon Foundation, part of which she used to establish the Yale Baroque Opera Project, an undergraduate company, which has been producing Baroque operas regularly for the past ten years. (The President’s Office at Yale University has been supporting this endeavor since the Mellon funds ran out in 2013.) She served as musicological advisor for The Enchanted Island, a Baroque pasticcio produced by the Metropolitan Opera in 2012. She retired in 2014.