ARRANGING & COMPOSING
As one of the industry's burgeoning songwriters, Elpes's music has been featured on international albums and soundtracks. He holds arrangements credits on hit singles like Gloria Estefan's "Cuando Hay Amor;" his original compositions have been licensed for television, and he has written and produced scores and sound effects for short films and trailers.
Below is a selection of his recent work and placements.
MANIFESTO // Stalker
Elpes is credited as composer and effects in this film by Mateus Ferreira and Rafael Trindade. The short film is a dramatization of a Brazilian poem.
Os Continentes de Dentro
For the book trailer of Brazilian novelist María Elena Morán Elenco's "Os Continentes de Dentro," Elpes scored, recorded all instrumentation and mixed/edited the soundtrack.
Cuando Hay Amor
Elpes is credited as co-arranger and bassist on Gloria Estefan's single "Quando Hay Amor" from her Grammy-winning album BRAZIL305. The album featured a select new songs, including "Quando Hay Amor," as well as her greatest hits re-recorded with Brazilian rhythms.
Elpes's original song "Oye Mulato" was featured in the pilot episode of CBS Primetime's "Zoo."
Elpes's original song "Oye Mulato" was featured in the pilot episode of USA's "Rush."