Park Dendy

Guitar, Piano

Park Dendy is an instrumentalist, composer, and teacher currently studying jazz guitar at DePaul University with Bob Palmieri and Scott Hesse. Park’s love for music started in elementary school, singing and playing such classics as The Eagles and Pink Floyd. He played rock shows in early high school, and was eventually introduced to jazz through his school band. From there,…

Octavio Serrano, PIANO, GUITAR, BASS

Octavio Serrano

Piano, Guitar, Bass

Octavio taught himself to sing and play guitar, bass, and drums when he was 12 years old. These private studies inspired him to take music courses and join college ensembles when he graduated high school. He soon after received his bachelor’s degree in Music Composition at the Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University, where he learned to write…

Leo Buczkowski Holding His Violin

Leo Buczkowski

Bass (Upright and Electric), Guitar

Native Chicagoan, Leo Buczkowski, is a musician, composer, and educator. Leo is currently a student studying jazz performance at Depaul University. At age 13 he started playing guitar in rock bands before incorporating bass guitar and eventually upright bass. He has a love for teaching and encourages his students to learn what they enjoy and make it fun. Weather you’re…


Sean Rzewnicki

Bass (Upright and Electric), Guitar

Sean is dedicated performer and music educator. His 10 years of teaching experience have helped him to develop exciting and individualized lesson plans. He understands that all students have diverse goals and will work diligently to help all of his students develop the skills to succeed in any situation. Sean teaches both Electric and Upright bass as well as guitar;…


Daniel Rausch

Piano, Voice, Guitar

Daniel Rausch began singing as soon as he could talk and only grew from there, honing his talent at Millikin University and meeting countless people along the way to help inspire his art. Daniel was trained classically in voice and piano and loves to jam on the guitar as well. His goal as an educator is inspiring artists to express their individual voices…

Alvin playing guitar

Alvin Santner


Alvin is a guitarist, composer, and teacher living and working in the Chicagoland area. He grew up in the North Suburbs of Chicago, first picking up a guitar in eighth grade when he was inspired to learn by the music of legendary British rock band Queen. Alvin spent the next three years immersed in the musical world of blues and…

Ben Sullivan

Ben Sullivan

Guitar, Piano

Ben is a Guitarist, Pianist, Composer, and Arranger from Chicago. Ben has received his Bachelor’s degree in Classical Guitar Performance from DePaul University, and is currently in pursuit of his master’s degree at Northwestern. He has studied under Chicago’s leading pedagogues and performers such as Mark Maxwell, Steve Vazquez, Anne Waller, Peter Aglinskas, Denis Azabagic, and Oscar Ghiglia; he has…


Collin Clauson

Piano, Guitar, Clarinet

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…