"David has been with me on my musical journey for years and has contributed a great deal to my artistic growth. He is a wonderful coach, pianist and accompanist. He is supportive and infinitely musical. He is also extremely honest and a great communicator. It's wonderful to collaborate with David because he is so intuitive, sensitive and an absolute joy to work with."
Miriam Khalil, Opera Singer and
Founding Member of Against the Grain Theatre
"David Eliakis is establishing himself as one of the top vocal coaches in the country and I am thrilled to have him in my studio working with singers. His work is detailed and incredibly supportive from the nuts and bolts of musical style and language to his outstanding playing at the keyboard."
Head of Voice Studies, University of Toronto Faculty of Music
Head Vocal Consultant COC Ensemble
"David is a refined, thoughtful colleague who constantly reminds me of the quality to which we should aspire as songmakers and of the love and attention we should bring to our music-making. He cares about singers and he cares about making songs sing."
Pianist, Current DMA Candidate (University of Toronto) in Collaborative Piano, Alumnus of Guildhall School of Music and Drama