Collin Clauson

Piano, Guitar, Clarinet
Brief info

Piano, Guitar, Clarinet B.M

Collin Clauson is from Minneapolis, MN and has now become a transplant to the Chicago area. He started playing piano at an early age and later learned how to play the clarinet, saxophone, and guitar. Collin previously studied at Northern Illinois University, earning a Bachelor’s Degree in 2012 in Music Performance. Collin is an in-demand piano player who regularly works both in the Chicago area and all over the country. He has performed with such artists as Nick Colionne, Gerald Albright, and Norman Brown. This year Collin was selected as a backing musician on the highly successful Smooth Jazz Cruise 2017. He is also a member of the experimental rock group Monobody, a 5-piece band blending their different influences into a unique sound. Collin began teaching piano and guitar privately when he was 16 years old. He has experience with all ages and loves passionate students. Collin teaches with an emphasis on learning the fundamentals of music through music theory, learning songs, transcribing, and rhythm exercises. He wants lessons to be fun but challenging for his students. Collin continues to write his own music on piano, guitar, and many other instruments, and is continually building his solo work. Without music in his life, he would not know where he would be!