Luke Sangerman became the Blue Man Group's youngest national performer at age 16, and is now playing drums for the group on a world tour. When he's home, he plays in the Chicago band Woo Park. Read more about Luke here!
Nathan Laube is an accomplished organist and Assistant Professor of Organ at the prestigious Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York. Most recently, Nathan performed on the 2016 Grammy Award Winner for Best Classical Compendium Grand Concerto, composed by Stephen Paulus. Nathan has also been featured on American Public Media’s weekly program “Pipedreams” and regularly performs around the world.
Akenya Seymour's music places a strong emphasis on jazz and the culmination of hip-hop, funk, pop, classical, world music, and other loves of hers. In the jazz world she has worked with and performed for the likes of Esperanza Spalding, Fred Hersch, Vijay Iyer, Jason Moran, Luciana Souza, and Dave Holland to name just a few. She is also well known in the Chicago hip-hop and soul scenes and has collaborated with some of the city’s leading artists including Chance the Rapper, Noname, Smino, Saba, Eryn Allen Kane, Donnie Trumpet, and Jean Deaux. Akenya is currently working on a full LP, Moon in the 4th, as a follow up to her debut EP, Overcome, which was released in 2010. This new album will feature all originals, including her latest single “Disappear,” which premiered this November and can be streamed via Soundcloud as well as purchased via Bandcamp.
Lalah Hathaway is a three-time Grammy Award winner for "Best R&B Performance." She won in 2014, 2015, and 2016 for "Something" with Snarky Puppy, "Jesus Children" with Robert Glasper Experiment & Malcolm-Jamal Warner, and "Little Ghetto Boy."
Shannon Greene Robb
Shannon Greene Robb runs the arts education nonprofit organization ArranmoreArts, produces events at Arranmore Farm & Polo Club, and has since started another company, Arranmore Events. She was recently appointed by The City of Naperville as a Commissioner for Special Events & Cultural Amenities (SECA) and serves on the board of ARTSpeaks.