DMA Teacher of Guitar, Piano, Songwriting, Voice
Elise studied music at the University of North Texas and Texas Woman’s University. She graduated as a music therapist from TWU in 2014 and is currently teaching at the Dallas Music Academy.
Her performance repertoire includes jazz standards, classical piano, pop favorites, oldies, classic rock and blues, and musical theatre tunes. Elise is a vocal accompanist, voice coach, and a skilled instructor of piano, voice, guitar, and songwriting. Elise has been featured in Minneapolis for the Young People’s Artist Award and has won various classical piano competitions including the Schubert Society Piano Competition, the CPC, and the Heiner’s Concert Competition. Elise’s areas of expertise are jazz piano and jazz voice as well as songwriting.
“I work to identify each student’s personal goals so I can guide them to achieve both a greater understanding for and love of music, as well as move them towards mastery on their instrument.”