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Denise Marguerite Trautmann

Denise Marguerite Trautmann

Piano

Denise Marguerite Trautmann is a classically trained pianist, flutist, soprano, and composer. In 1998, she attended the College of DuPage, where she continued her studies of flute and piano. She was first introduced as

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Alexander Sun

Alexander Sun

Piano

Languages: English, Mandarin Chinese, Taiwanese Hokkien, Japanese (familiar), Spanish (familiar) Alexander Sun is a resident of the Western Suburbs. He has a Bachelor of Arts in East Asian Languages and Cultures from

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Preston Treece

Preston Treece

Guitar

Preston Treece is a contemporary songwriter/instrumentalist who surrounds himself with music at all times. He is equipped with 10+ years of Drum experience, 9 years of Guitar/Bass experience, 5 years of Music

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Jim Holman

Jim Holman

Piano

Jim Holman grew up as the son of a musician. From an early age Jim knew that music was going to be his life-long pursuit. He started taking private piano lessons in

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Steven Vonderohe

Steven Vonderohe

Drums

Steven Vonderohe is a musician, educator, and composer in the southwest suburbs of Chicago who is devoted to sharing and advancing the art of percussion and music. Since receiving his Bachelor’s degree

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Catalin Lari

Catalin Lari

Violin & Viola

Catalin Lari was born in Romania, and started to study music at the age of 6 playing accordion in his town of birth, Nasaud. When he was 10 years old Catalin moved

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Lars Ebsworth

Lars Ebsworth

Voice & Piano

Lars Ebsworth (ze/zir/zirs or he/him/his pronouns) is a performer, producer, and teacher of voice and piano.  Lars holds a BA in Musical Theatre and Theatre (with a double-minor in Music and Dance) from North

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​Catherine Sulla

​Catherine Sulla

Voice

​Catherine Sulla is a dramatic soprano who graduated from Millikin University in 2016 as a high talent scholarship holder. She is always continuing to work on her craft and is working toward

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Augustine Melecio

Augustine Melecio

Brass

Educated at the Merit Music Conservatory, Sherwood Music Conservatory and Boise State University-Music Education, Chicago-based Trumpeter Augustine “Tino” Melecio began his extensive career in the Gallery 37 Latin Big Band in 1993

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Bobby Calebaugh Clark

Bobby Calebaugh Clark

French Horn & Cornet

Bobby Calebaugh Clark is a University of Illinois graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Music Education and a minor in Language Arts. Bobby, a Fox Valley native, attended West Aurora

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Bridget Becker

Bridget Becker

Voice

Bridget has a Bachelor of Vocal Performance from the University of Illinois and her Master’s Degree from the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, NY. She has taught private voice lessons in

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Catherine “Cate” Sulla

Catherine “Cate” Sulla

Voice

​Catherine Sulla graduated from Millikin University in 2016 as a high talent scholarship holder. She is a dramatic soprano who trained classically in her undergraduate work, but has branched out into pop,

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Erik Swanson

Erik Swanson

Guitar & Bass

​An exceptional musician, Erik won a major Chicago-area bass solo contest early in his career. He was awarded the grand prize, a $2,000 Modulus bass guitar. He went on to participate in

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Gabriela Sevilla

Gabriela Sevilla

Voice

Fluent in: English, Spanish & Italian Gabriela Sevilla was born in Mexico City. She has a Bachelor’s degree with honors as a classical singer from the National University of Mexico. In her

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Greg Luberda

Greg Luberda

Piano

Teaching and learning music is one of the most satisfying pursuits one can do. I have been involved in both now for over 15 years. My goal is to make music as

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Arman Sangalang

Arman Sangalang

Saxophone

Arman is a Graduate Assistant at Northern Illinois University, in Dekalb, Illinois. His fields of  study are in jazz saxophone, composition, and education.  While at NIU he assists in coaching several jazz

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Marianne Litzau

Marianne Litzau

Piano

“We are the music makers, and we are the dreamers of dreams” from Ode by Arthur O’Shaughnessy The piano came with the house. That’s how it all started. There was an old

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Megan Radowick

Megan Radowick

Voice

Soprano Megan Radowick holds a Bachelor’s degree in Voice Performance from the University of Texas at San Antonio and a Master’s degree in Voice Performance from the Chicago College of Performing Arts

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Michael Lockler

Michael Lockler

Guitar, Ukulele, Flute, & Clarinet

Michael Lockler received his Bachelor’s in Jazz Studies at North Central College. There he studied flute with Marie Bennett and guitar with John McLean. He received his Master’s in Performance, while studying

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Nicholas “Nic” Sanders

Nicholas “Nic” Sanders

Piano

Nicholas Sanders first began taking piano lessons at the age of five and has had a lifelong passion for music ever since. Nic’s youth saw him explore many different forms of music,

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Ronald Spaeth

Ronald Spaeth

Drums & Classical Percussion

Ron received both his BA and Masters degrees in Percussion Performance from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. Since moving to the Chicago area in 1989, he has performed professionally throughout the Midwest.

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Sam Shepard

Sam Shepard

Drums & Percussion

​Sam is a graduate of Batavia High School and studied music education at Elmhurst College. He spent 6 years as a member of the world class WGI ensemble Cavaliers Indoor Percussion (formerly

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Sean Rhead

Sean Rhead

Voice

Sean Rhead is a 2018 graduate of Saint Xavier University, from which he holds a Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance. He is a bass singer with Classical and Musical Theatre training.

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Sue Good

Sue Good

Piano

Sue Good comes from a very musical family. Sue’s father plays a variety of instruments ranging from the accordion to the piano and at one point during the 1940’s he performed in

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Svitlana Kmit

Svitlana Kmit

Violin

​Svitlana Kmit Antons was born in Ukraine and has been playing the violin since she was seven. She received her education from the Lviv Musical College and one of the most prestigious

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Tad Janik

Tad Janik

Piano

​Tad Janik started his career in the music industry at the age of 16 when he got his first professional engagement as a piano player. A few years later he obtained a

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Tom Navarro

Tom Navarro

Guitar

Tom Navarro is Guitarist from Chicago, IL. Tom started playing guitar at age 15 and was heavily influenced by 80 rock guitarists Eddie Van Halen and Neil Schon of Journey among others.

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Yee Seer See

Yee Seer See

Piano

Yee Seer began playing at age five, and started teaching at the Yamaha School of Music in Malaysia at 18. After several years, she traveled to London to teach and receive a

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