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    Bratislava Conservatory (clarinet - Peter Drlička)

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    Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava (clarinet - Jozef Luptáčik)

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    Academy of Arts in Banská Bystrica, doctoral studies (Ján Martanovič, Alexander Stepanov)

  • master courses:

    1997, 1998 – Summer Academy in Semmering, Austria under Jiří Hlaváč

  • since 2005

    he teaches at the Conservatory in Bratislava, between 2011 – 2013 also at the Academy of Arts in Banská Bystrica

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    member of the Slovak Philharmonic (principal clarinetist)

At present Jozef Eliáš is a principal clarinetist at the Slovak Philharmonic, his orchestral experiences he gained by playing in various orchestras (Bruno Walter Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra of the Opera of the Slovak National Theatre, Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Bratislava Metropolitan Orchestra, Slovak Chamber Orchestra of Bohdan Warchal, Cappella Istropolitana, Czech National Symphony Orchestra). As chamber music player he cooperated with Quasars Ensemble and Melos Ethos Ensemble, he was a member of woodwind quintet Una Anima, Slovak Woodwind Quintet, Societa Rigata Quartet and Bratislava Clarinet Quartet. As a soloist he introduced himself with Slovak Sinfonietta Žilina, Slovak Chamber Orchestra of Bohdan Warchal and Moyzes Quartet.