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I am a classically trained pianist with many years of experience in teaching, conducting, composing, and film scoring. I play the classics as well as movie themes, show tunes, and standards. I am also an excellent accompanist for singers and instrumentalists.

I have earned Bachelors, Masters, and Doctorate degrees in music composition. I teach privately and collegiately, both undergrad and graduate level.

I am also a Maritime Artist.

Profile Summary:
Performing Pianist/Teacher Upland, CA
Film Composer Upland, CA
Maritime Artist Upland, CA
More About Me
Reading, Maritime History and Art, Science, History, Book and Record Collecting.
Work Experience:
I have taught privately and collegiately, developed my skills in music as a performing pianist, conductor, choir director, and composer of many different types of music: orchestral, choral, piano, instrumental, film music, even jazz. I currently am an adjunct professor in composition at Claremont Graduate University.

My compositions are performed by major choral organizations around the country.
Education:
Doctor of Musical Arts in Composition, Master of Arts in Composition, Bachelor of Music in Composition and Piano, Associate in Arts in English
Organizations / Affilations:
ASCAP, American Composers Forum
Edward Zeliff is located in Upland, CA and has the following skills: Performing Pianist/Teacher, Film Composer, Maritime Artist
Movies / Film, Music, Art / Creative
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My Skills

Performing Pianist/Teacher

Category: Music
Description
I perform classical piano recitals, accompany singers and instrumentalists, and teach privately in piano and voice.
Relevant Education / Credentials
Over 20 years study with a Master Teacher in Southern California, Bachelor of Music, Masters, Doctor of Musical Arts, Adjunct Graduate Professor, member of ASCAP and the American Composers Forum
Years Experience: 40

Film Composer

Category: Movies / Film
Description
I spent many years composing and conducting original scores for small budget, independent motion pictures. I have an affinity for this type of writing, and even did my doctoral research paper on the film of music Dimitri Tiomkin.
Relevant Education / Credentials
BM, MA, DMA, member of ASCAP and American Composers Forum
Years Experience: 20

Maritime Artist

Category: Art / Creative
Description
I have spent my entire life researching and executing detailed drawings and paintings in various media of sailing ships - actually, more like portraits of real ships that did exist. I correlate builders plans, sail plans, and extant photo documentation when available.
Relevant Education / Credentials
Years Experience: 1