Gabe Windham

Piano, Bass

Gabe started his musical journey at the age of 8, taking classical piano lessons. A multi- instrumentalist, over the years he has tried his hand at most anything he can…

Joey Chimes

Joey Chimes

Piano, Theory/Composition

Joey Chimes is a composer, pianist, improviser, and music educator who has lived in Chicago since 2019. He began studying classical piano at the age of seven, and started composing…

Joe Powers

Joe Powers is a pianist, improviser, producer, and songwriter from Chicago. Since being mesmerized at a young age by Muddy Waters’ searing live performance of “Mannish Boy” in “The Last…


Paige Dirkes-Jacks

Voice, Piano

Paige Dirkes-Jacks is a mezzo-soprano and recent graduate of the Bienen School of Music at Northwestern University, where she received a Bachelor’s in Voice and Opera Performance and certificate in…


Grace Suglich

Piano, Woodwinds, Brass, Percussion

Grace began playing the flute in 5th grade, taking private lessons with local instructors, and has since dedicated her life to music. As a recent graduate from Illinois State University…

Jesse showing his instruments

Jesse Calcat

Cello, Violin, Viola, Piano

Detroit native Jesse Calcat is a versatile multi-instrumentalist with over 20 years of professional teaching and performance experience across diverse musical settings. Having begun piano lessons at age 4 and…

Eli Bucheit (a man in a gray polo shirt smiling)

Eli Bucheit


Eli Bucheit is a keyboard player who resides in Detroit, Michigan. After earning his BFA in Jazz Studies from the University of Michigan, Eli moved to Detroit to continue his…

Grace holding a violin near her feet

Grace Bang

Violin, Piano

Grace started her musical journey at the age of three taking piano lessons from her mother. She started playing the violin in fourth grade and continued taking private lessons while…

Andy playing synth

Andrew Michor

Piano, French Horn, Trumpet

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…

Dan VanZeeland

Piano, Bass

Dan VanZeeland is a pianist, arranger, and educator living in the Chicagoland area, currently completing his senior year as a Jazz Studies major at Elmhurst University. He has performed for…

Ruth (a woman wearing a purple shirt with black blazer)

Ruth Ginelle Heald

Voice, Piano

Ruth Ginelle Heald is a Chicago-based vocalist who is equally at home singing opera, musical theater, pop, and jazz styles. Operatic credits include Mrs. Soames in Rorem’s Our Town (Willamette…

Raquel holding a violin, a piano behind her

Raquel Navarro

Violin, Piano

Raquel Navarro has been playing violin since the age of eight and has always loved teaching others to play. She has performed with ensembles such as the Indiana University Philharmonic…

Lauren Hayes: Piano, Harp, Basson: B.M, M.M

Lauren Hayes

Piano, Harp, Bassoon

Lauren Hayes is a pianist, harpist and bassoonist who has performed, studied and successfully competed from Paris to Los Angeles. As an up and coming young artist, she has distinguished…

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…

Greg Jacks

Greg Jacks


Greg Jacks is a pianist and singer/songwriter already establishing himself on the local scene. While in D.C., Greg taught a full piano studio and played weekly at the Georgetown Piano…

Kevin playing piano

Kevin Kozol

Piano, Jazz Improvisation, Theory/Composition

Kevin Kozol is a pianist, composer and educator based in Chicago, IL. He is one the founding members of the jazz fusion trio, Spare Parts, who are currently signed to…

Jonah Wei-Haas

Jonah Wei-Haas was born in St. Louis, Missouri, but spent most of his formative years growing up in Tulsa, Oklahoma. At an early age Jonah would sing melodies that he…

Alejandro Cortes: Piano, B.M

Alejandro’s first step into the music world was joining the Milwaukee Youth Symphony Orchestra’s Jazz program at the age of fifteen after several years of private study. During his second…

Jeff Poindexter

Jeffrey Poindexter is an active music director and pianist in the Chicagoland area, having worked with numerous theatres including FWD Theatre Project, BoHo Theatre, Griffin Theatre, the Performer’s School and…


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…