Elias Cardoso – Violin/Banjo/Mandolin

Elias Cardoso is a teacher, writer, guitarist, and fiddler from Newton, Massachusetts.

After spending years playing in the Boston area Celtic traditional music scene, he attended Berklee College of Music, where he studied music production, graduating with a bachelor's degree in Contemporary Writing and Production.  Since then, he has been performing traditional celtic music at venues around the Boston area, as well as teaching violin and guitar locally.

He enjoys teaching and performing, as well as practicing his recording and production skills, pretending to know how to play the saxophone, and finding excuses to bring a banjo to social occasions.