A native of Paxton, Illinois, Michael is a graduate of North Park University – Chicago, IL – earning a Bachelor of Arts in Music (Piano Performance) degree. During the week he is full-time parish administrator at another ELCA church in the Lakeview neighborhood of Chicago. When not at work, Michael enjoys golfing and cooking. He lives in the Edgewater Beach neighborhood of Chicago.
Kate teaches elementary general music in Justice, IL, and also has a private music studio for voice, guitar & piano students. She is an alto who has performed at the Auditorium Theater, Grant Park Music Festival, Holy Name Cathedral and Fitzgerald’s. She received her Bachelor’s in Music Education from Roosevelt University in Chicago, and her Master’s in Music Education from VanderCook College of Music in Chicago. She resides in Woodridge and is the proud auntie to three nephews and one niece. In her free time, she likes to travel, read, and scrapbook.