Eliseo Rael has forged a dynamic career of creative collaboration as a chamber musician, soloist, and teacher. His marimba playing has been described as “beautiful” by the Pittsburgh Tribune Review, and lauded as “talented” by the Pittsburgh Post Gazette.
As the percussionist of the ensemble IonSound Project, Eliseo has performed in such music series as “The Phoenix Concerts” in New York and “Music in a Great Space” in Pittsburgh. He has worked closely with renowned composers such as Joan Tower, David Stock, Michael Gandolfi, and Jeremy Beck.
In addition to his work as a chamber musician, Eliseo has performed with many orchestras, including the Pittsburgh Symphony, UBS Verbier Festival Orchestra in Switzerland, and the Wheeling Symphony; performing under conductors James Levine, Kurt Massur, and Manfred Honeck.
Eliseo’s students have won numerous competitions including the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Modern Snare Drum Competition, and have been accepted to some of the country’s top music schools including New England Conservatory, Cleveland Institute of Music, and Michigan University.
To find out more, you can visit Eliseo's website at: http://eliseorael.yolasite.com/