Eli Schille-Hudson, MM

he/they, Instructor, Guitar


Bachelor of Music, Indiana University

Master of Music, Indiana University

Eli Schille-Hudson is a guitarist from Bellingham, Washington. He completed degrees in classical guitar and taught as an associate instructor at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, where he studied under Maestro Ernesto Bitetti. Eli has participated in numerous masterclasses with such world renowned artists as Jorge Caballero, Zoran Dukic, Nigel North, Goran Krivokapić, Marcin Dylla, and Tilman Hoppstock.

As a passionate performer of new and rarely-heard music, Eli has premiered numerous works for guitar, most recently giving the North American premiere of two works for solo guitar by Marcos Vieira Lucas, and contributing the electric guitar part in the world premiere recording of composer Craig Michael Davis' one-act opera Letters to a Terrorist. Eli also regularly performs his own compositions and arrangements of repertoire ranging from the renaissance to the romantic piano literature. He remains active as a composer and songwriter, and his debut release with collaborator Ross Martinie Eiler, Signs & Seasons, is expected Summer 2022. 

Recent highlights as a performer include a solo recital and recording for the Lafayette Symphony Guild, a solo recital for the Lafayette Museum of Art, a duo performance with bassist DaXun Zhang at the International Society of Bassists 2019 Convention, a solo recital on the Great Spaces Concert Series at Grace Cathedral in Topeka, Kansas, and a solo recital for the Bellingham Festival of Music's 7th annual "Welcome Home" concert series.