About Pursuing JC
If you were not able to see the band Pursuing JC, but simply heard their music you’d be sure you were listening to a group of professional musicians who have been playing for most of their lives. While it is true that these musicians have done just that you’ll be surprised to learn that their ages range from 15-23 years old.
Pursuing JC first started at Shelter Rock Church back in 2011 and began ... read more
Jaycee Cardoso, age 17 is going to be a senior in high school. he has been playing the violin since the 4th grade and it has been his passion ever since. He participates in the schools pit and symphony orchestra and spent the summer with traveling with NYO-USA playing in Miami and Carnegie Hall with some of the best young musicians in the country.
Mark Lopresti age 19, is starting his sophomore year majoring in electrical engineering at Farmingdale State College. People are always impressed by his skills on the saxophone and he is always remembered for his spiritual presence on stage. The band as well as the audience, love to experience Mark's humorous yet contagious energy onstage and offstage. On his own time he enjoys playing the bass and leading worship on Sundays.
Kaemon Van is 14 and going into his freshman year in high school. He has been playing guitar since the age of 6 and has a true natural talent. With his inspiration being the one and only Eddie Van Halen. He has made his way through all the basics of guitar playing, and now is Pursuing JC's lead guitarist. Although he is one of the newest member, he quickly became a fan favorite with both his stage presence and outstanding guitarmanship. His favorite event to date was Worship in the Adirondacks, but has loved the fact that he gets to travel and perform what he loves.