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Mr. Carlos Frederico Elias

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Professor

Phone: (970) ***-****  HQ Phone
Mesa State College
1100 N Ave
Grand Junction , Colorado 81501
United States

Company Description: Founded in 1925, Mesa State College is a comprehensive, liberal arts college offering programs at the master, baccalaureate, associate degree and certificate...   more
Background

Employment History

  • Member of the Faculty Program
    Mesa State College
  • Assistant Professor of Music
    Mesa State College
  • Artistic Director and Conductor
    Symphony
  • Conductor
  • Director of Strings and Orchestra
    Colorado Mesa University
  • Violin Instructor
    Sendai Philharmonic Junior Orchestra
  • Member of the Pittsburgh Opera Orchestra
    Sendai Philharmonic Junior Orchestra
  • Concertmaster
    Grand Junction Symphony
  • Music Teacher
    National Center of Arts

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Advisor
    Mesa State University
  • Member
    Sendai Philharmonic Junior Orchestra

Education

  • bachelor's degree , violin performance
    Biola University
  • undergraduate degree
  • artist diploma
    Duquesne University
  • master's degree
    University of Cincinnati
81 Total References
Web References
Symphony in the Valley program notes - December 2009
www.sitv.org, 20 Aug 2012 [cached]
Carlos Elias, violin
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Carlos Elias Carlos Elias, conductor and artistic director for Symphony in the Valley, began his musical studies at the age of 5 at the National Center of Arts in his native San Salvador.
Since 2000, he has been a member of the faculty program at Mesa State College in Grand Junction, where he directs the strings and orchestra program. Mr. Elias also serves as concertmaster of the Grand Junction Symphony Orchestra.
After graduating from high school in San Salvador, he came to the United States to continue his music studies. He graduated magna cum laude from Biola University in California in 1990 with a bachelor's degree in violin performance. He earned his master's degree from the University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory of Music, in 1993, and an artist diploma from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh in 1999.
He plays a 1985 violin by the late American maker Sergio Peresson.
Mr. Elias has performed in solo recitals and with orchestras in the United States, El Salvador, Argentina, Bulgaria and Japan.
He won the Biola University Concerto Competition in 1988 and 1989, and took second place in the El Salvador Violin Competition in 1985. In 1986, he represented El Salvador at the World Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of Lorin Maazel.
Prior to his posting at Mesa State, he taught music at the National Center of Arts in San Salvador and was a violin instructor for the Sendai Philharmonic Junior Orchestra in Japan.
He has been a member of the Sendai Philharmonic Orchestra in Sendai, Japan, the Pittsburgh Opera Orchestra, Erie Philharmonic, Wheeling Symphony Orchestra, and was the assistant concertmaster of the El Salvador Symphony Orchestra.
He has also participated in a variety of music festivals in Colorado and around the world, including the Aspen Music Festival, Western Slope Music Festival in Crested Butte, Music in the Mountains in Durango, Congress of Strings in Detroit, Sarasota Music Festival in Florida, Raphael Trio Chamber Music Workshop in Vermont, Casals Festival in Puerto Rico, Affinis Music Festival in Nagano, Japan, and Corsi Internazionali di Musica in Italy.
Symphony in the Valley presents “From Germany with Love†In Snowmass Village | Snowmass Press
www.snowmasspress.com, 6 Oct 2008 [cached]
Concert features debut of Conductor Carlos Elias
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"These are some of my favorite pieces of music," said Carlos Elias, who takes the baton of Symphony in the Valley following the retirement of Conductor Wendy Larson.
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Elias is an assistant professor of music at Mesa State College, the conductor of the Mesa State College Orchestra, and serves as concertmaster for the Grand Junction Symphony. He is an accomplished violin soloist and chamber musician.
After graduating from high school in his native El Salvador and coming to the United States, Elias graduated magna cum laude from Biola University in California with a bachelor's degree in violin performance. He earned his master's degree from the University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory of Music and an artist diploma from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh. He joined the Mesa State faculty in 2000.
Soloist Andrea Arese-Elias, who will be playing the Beethoven concerto, began her concert pianist career at age 14, performing with the Cordoba National Symphony Orchestra of Argentina. She holds a doctoral degree in piano performance from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music and has performed extensively as a solo and chamber musician in Argentina, Mexico, El Salvador, Japan and the United States.
American String Teachers Association
www.astaweb.com, 7 Aug 2007 [cached]
Advisor , Carlos Elias1100 North Ave, Grand Junctions, CO 81501celias@mesastate.edu
Carlos ...
www.springfieldsym.org, 25 Nov 2014 [cached]
Carlos Elias Springfield Symphony Orchestra Musicmakers: Carlos Elias
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Carlos Elias, SSO 1st violin and conductor, Springfield Youth Symphony
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Carlos Elias Carlos Elias joined the Springfield Symphony Orchestra in 2013, and in 2014 was appointed conductor of the Springfield Youth Symphony beginning with the 2014-2015 season. He is currently the Violin Professor and Conductor of the Symphony Orchestra at Cedarville University. Before joining Cedarville University in August 2013 he was the Director of Strings and Orchestra at Colorado Mesa University. In addition, he was Concertmaster of the Grand Junction Symphony Orchestra and Artistic Director and Conductor of the Symphony in the Valley in Glenwood Springs (CO). He and his wife, pianist Andrea Arese-Elias, gave their New York debut at Weill Hall in Carnegie Hall in 2002. Their recently released CD "Let's Tango" was named "Best of the Best" in the International category on eMusic in the US and the United Kingdom.
Carlos began his musical studies at the age of five at the National Center of Arts in San Salvador. After graduating from high school and coming to the United States, he graduated Magna Cum Laude from Biola University in California, obtaining a Bachelor degree in violin performance. He earned his Master degree from the University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory of Music and an Artist Diploma from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh.
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Carlos has performed in solo recitals and in orchestras in the United States, El Salvador, Argentina, Bulgaria, Japan, and Korea, and represented El Salvador at the World Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of Lorin Maazel.
Contact Symphony in the Valley
www.sitv.org, 22 Oct 2012 [cached]
Conductor and Artistic Director Carlos Elias conductor@sitv.org
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