Owen Szork – Guitar/Drums
Owen Szork received his Bachelors of Music in Jazz Studies and Music Business from Elmhurst College. While pursuing his degree he studied jazz guitar with Frank Portolese and Mike Pinto, Improvisation with Frank Caruso, arranging with Doug Beach, classical guitar with Wes Hixson, and bass with Ken Haebich. During his time at Elmhurst he performed in many of the schools top ensemble some of which included the Elmhurst College Jazz Band, the Gretsch Electric Guitar Ensemble, and the Classical Guitar Ensemble. Owen was first chair in the Gretsch Electric Guitar Ensemble and in 2012 toured Serbia with the Elmhurst College Jazz Band.
He is currently studying with jazz great and guitar virtuoso Steve Herberman and continues to gig consistently in small group jazz settings and has become a part of the Chicago area jobbing band “Brass from the Past” playing rock, pop, blues, and Motown classics. He is pursuing his passion of teaching and performing.[maxbutton id=”2″]