Erasto Cortés II,


Born in El Paso, Texas. His piano career began at the age of three when he began taking private lessons with Elvira Spec-tor, learning the value of discipline, time and rigor. In 2013, Erasto won Third Place in the EPYSO Piano Competition, followed by Second Place in 2015, and First Place in 2016. In 2017, he won Second Place in the EPSMF Competition for Young Musicians. He enjoys playing basketball, soccer, and golf. Erasto currently attends Radford School and will transition into Cathedral High School next year. He has trav-eled internationally including; Italy, Costa Rica, and Cancun, Mexico. One of his highlights was in Nashville, Tennessee. where he played on Elvis Presley's piano at RCA Studios, a unique and rare experience for musicians.