Chris holds a Masters in Sacred Music from the University of St. Thomas in Houston, TX and brings over 20 years of experience as a Director of Worship leading various styles of multicultural ensembles from traditional to modern. Chris also brings over 15 years of corporate Sales & Marketing experience to his role as VP of Relationship Management at WorshipNOW Publishing and is currently serving as the Music Director at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Parish in College Station, TX. Both he and his wife, Nancie, currently reside in College Station, Texas with their four children.
Elias began fostering his passion for music at a young age learning the piano and trumpet which eventually led him to discover his gifts on the electric bass and guitar and love for songwriting. He has been blessed to serve with many of his great mentors such as Josh Blakelsley, Jazz Smith and Jake Black. Elias currently shares his gifts serving as a music minister alongside his father at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Parish in College Station, TX. He loves bringing the joy of Christ to others wherever it may be whether through song or serving at the local soup kitchen.
SLM Music Selections: Psolidarity Music