About Dante Salamante
Dante Salamante is a world-class performer, accomplished pianist, and an experienced piano, guitar, bass, drums, ukulele, harmonica, and voice teacher. He hails from the Philippines where he began playing lead guitar for his High School band. He has over 20 years of successful teaching experience with children and years of experience as an entertainer. His love for music has taken him all over the world as a solo pianist and lead guitarist in a band. He has collaborated with other musicians and singers throughout his many years of performing and teaching.
Dante offers a coordinated approach to music instruction for beginning and intermediate students. He has taught both online and in person. His students range from 5 years of age through 60 years of age. His repertoire includes classical, jazz, rock, and current hits. He takes pride in knowing some of his mentored students are now established musicians just like himself. He has worked at Royal Caribbean (Anthem of the Seas and Jewel of the Seas) as a lead guitar in a band. He is also a solo pianist at Marella Discovery, which is a European cruise ship.
He is currently a member of a local band, NO LIMITS BAND of Chicago, as a bassist and they perform on weekends particularly in the Northwest Suburban areas. Dante is also an active member of FMOC (Filipino Musicians of Chicago).
Currently, he resides in Elgin with his beautiful wife, children, and adorable dog, Sophie.