Elías ENOK Rivera

Elías ENOK Rivera

The independent drummer- Elías Enoc Rivera, also known as ENOK Rivera, was born on January 27, 1984 at the Centro Médico Hospital in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Being born in a very talented musician family, he started to have interest in the drum set at 5 years old, having his first drums made of his mom’s kitchen stuff!! Then at age 6, he had his first performance at a Christian Church in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico; Since then he was the principal drummer at that church. Years later he studied drum & rhythm with Daniel ‘Danny’ Lloret in Bayamón, Puerto Rico. He has played on many differents stages and in many different places. At age 18, people recognized him and began to give differents opportunities and made him one of the Music Directors of Igl. de Dios Pentecostal MI of PR, where he colaborated for 5 years. Mean while, at age 20, he began to have numerous performances with differents Christians singers, also known as Cantantes de Música SACRA. He has played with well known artists in PR, such as: René González, Danny Rodríguez, Isaac Manzanillo, Shalom Rodríguez, Ivis Abella, and many more… At age 25, he joined to the Centro Cristiano de Restauración y Adoración (Restauration & Worship Christian Center) in Puerto Rico, where he is the Music and Multimedia Director. Also, he joined to the Mix One Studio family in the 2011, becoming one of the principals drummers at this studio. At present time of 27, people think he is at his peak moment in his career, being sponsored by renown Soultone Cymbals. He will continue enhancing his gifts and talents to the people of the world, thanks to GOD. The drummers that have inspired his work are: Vinnie Colaiuta, Dave Weckl, Aaron Spears, Alex Acuña, Daniel ‘Danny’ Lloret, Joe Crabtree, and many more...

Special thanks to the Soultone Cymbals family for giving him the opportunity, and his wife Dennisse Serrano, for being part of his success. Also, thanks to his real family and friends… But above all to GOD, for giving him all knowledge, gifts and talents!!!