Elias is a pianist and film composer. He has been playing piano and composing music since the age of eight. He trained under Dr. Chris Durrenberger at Wittenberg University where he graduated Summa Cum Laude in 2015 with a Bachelor Degree in Piano Performance. Since graduating, Elias has been composing music for films and TV and teaching piano and composition lessons in San Diego. Elias believes in a well-rounded approach to teaching music, with an emphasis on music theory, proper technique, ear training, and improvisation. He is passionate about creating a positive environment where students are motivated to learn and grow as musicians.