Emily

Emily

Emily’s Story Emily was raised in a small town about 50 miles south of Chicago. She was very involved in music in school, and took piano lessons and oboe lessons throughout her childhood. Emily was always a singer and started writing music at 16, with the...
Neil

Neil

Neil’s Story Neil never intended to be a musician.  Although he dabbled with guitar since childhood, it wasn’t until his final days studying Fine Art at Northern Illinois University that Neil found himself completely out of his element and rocking out in his...
Hobbes

Hobbes

Hobbes’s Story A half-hearted piano student and casual guitar player through high school, Hobbes didn’t develop an appreciation for the craft of music writing and performance until he got to college, where he spent a lot of time marveling over...
George

George

George’s Story Starting life as a shy kid, George found out early that playing music was his ticket to connecting with people. His logical mind combined with restrained spiritedness drew him into the rhythm section. Restless fingers assured he would play bass...
Candice

Candice

Candice’s Story Candice has been making things her whole life but has only recently become comfortable calling herself an artist, since making things and teaching people how to make things has, over time, become the only way she earns a living. Her relationship...