Elise Goodman graduated from the Juilliard School where she studied with Robert Mann and Dorothy DeLay after earlier training with Robert Lipsett at the Colburn School for the Performing Arts.
Ms. Goodman’s solo, recital and chamber music performances have taken her to venues throughout the United States and Europe including the Hollywood Bowl, Carnegie’s Weill Hall, Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall, the Mendelssohn-Salle of the Gewandhaus, and the Concertgebouw. She has been soloist with the New West, Santa Barbara, Brentwood-Westwood, Colburn Orchestra da Camera, Colburn Chamber, Ventura, Conejo and Kishwaukee Symphonies.
An avid chamber musician, Ms. Goodman has performed at festivals such as the Ravinia Festival’s Institute for Young Artists where she performed with pianist Yuja Wang, the Spoleto Festival due Dei Mondi, the New York String Seminar and the Schleswig Holstein, Utah and Aspen Music Festivals. Ms. Goodman was also a member of the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia.
Elise Goodman has been committed to teaching students from throughout the Conejo Valley and surrounding areas for more than a decade. Her students have won competitions including the CHICO Young Artists Competition, the MTAC VOCE Competition, and the Thousand Oaks Philharmonic Auditions. They have soloed with the San Fernando Valley and Channel Islands Symphonies as well as the Thousand Oaks Philharmonic. Ms. Goodman’s students have partaken extensively in chamber music through the Young Musician’s Foundation Chamber Music Program and Junior Chamber Music, the Conejo branch of which she directed for 5 years. She is currently also the director of the Thousand Oaks Philharmonic’s Appassionata Strings Program.