Elise is a singer, pianist, dancer, and actor based in Los Angeles. Highly trained in piano and voice Elise teaches all ages! She specializes in individualizing her lesson plans to fit her students’ needs. From classical to rock and pop Elise has you covered. Find your inner heart song as a singer, pianist and artist with her as she keeps you motivated and making music.
Originally from Buffalo, Elise moved to New York City in 2012 to pursue her dreams in performing and found a passion for inspiring the next generation of artists. Beginning dance and piano lessons at age 5, Elise was constantly surrounded by music and art. She recently relocated to Los Angeles in October 2020 and has been teaching online and in-person since last fall!
Elise made her international musical theater debut as Ermengarde in Hello Dolly with the Mittelsächsisches Theater in Freiberg, Germany. During the pandemic Elise took part in the “Socially Distanced Orchestra” as assistant choreographer and choir member. Elise was cast as a soloist and ensemble member in Leonard Bernstein’s Mass under the baton of the late Maestro Maurice Peress. She also performed with the Yonkers Philharmonic in the summer of 2018 under Tong Chen in a series of Pops and Classical Concerts.
Elise holds her degree in Opera Vocal Performance with a focus in classical music studies and also a minor in theatre and dance productions. She is excited to share her love of opera, musical theater, classical and jazz music with students in the greater Los Angeles area!