Eleazar Hernandez is a multi-instrumentalist musician and educator that focuses on voice and beginner piano from Houston, TX. A product of the Fort Bend ISD music program, Eleazar began his professional career in his adolescence playing percussion in Latin weddings and private event ensembles and playing drums and piano in churches across the city. After graduating from high school, Eleazar went to the University of North Texas to pursue a bachelor’s degree in Jazz Trumpet. After college, Eleazar remained an active freelance musician in the Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex, playing with such notable groups as Johnny Molina y Los Sabaneros, La Sonora Santiaguera, Crossroads Community Church, St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, Maya, and his own group, indie rock trio KnightLives.
Eleazar is currently working on his masters in Music Education with an emphasis in Choral and Elementary music from Texas Woman’s University. Under the supervision of Dr. Vicki Baker, Eleazar has had the opportunity to observe and work with some of DFW’s most accomplished music educators. When not teaching at Vivaldi, Eleazar currently teaches K-8 general music at Houston Gateway Academy.