Piano & Flute Teacher
Eliana Perez was born and raised in Venezuela and started playing the flute in 2010 at the Conservatory of Music Vicente Emilio Sojo in her hometown, Barquisimeto. In 2015, Eliana and her family migrated to Los Angeles, California. She then became part of Harmony Project, a nonprofit organization based in El Sistema. She continued her music education and flute private lessons, which prepared her for music school auditions and her graduation from the program while she graduated high school. Currently, she is a fourth-year student at California State University, Northridge pursuing a Bachelor of Music in flute performance under the tutelage of Heather Clark. Her performance experience includes CSUN’s Wind Ensemble, Symphony Orchestra and chamber music ensembles, Sterling Flute Choir, the YOLA National Festival Orchestra, and the Valley Philharmonic Orchestra. Eliana has won Harmony Project’s annual concerto competition and received recognition from the City of Los Angeles for providing music to the Council District 12.
Eliana enjoys giving back to the community and volunteering. She was a teaching assistant and volunteer for younger students at Harmony Project, and she is currently an alumna volunteer and coach at the Valley Philharmonic Orchestra. Outside of her professional life, Eliana enjoys dancing. She is the event committee officer at CSUN's Hip-Hop Club and she likes to be involved in the dance community as well.