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NORTH SHORE MUSIC INSTITUTE

400 Central Ave  Suite 003  Northfield, IL 60093          (847) 441-4150        

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Sean O'Keefe

PREMIUM LESSONS are taught by instructors with unique professional career experience and exceptional skill in their area of expertise. The achievements and attributes of these talented instructors offer selected students the opportunity to learn from the very best musicians and gain unique insights into higher levels of musicianship.

Each student must be individually approved via private audition. If accepted, students will be assigned a recurring weekly lesson time. A tuition is paid at the beginning of each month. There are no make up lessons, and rescheduling by the student is not permitted. Premium lessons are held only at NSMI or affiliate locations.

CONTACT NSMI FOR PREMIUM LESSON PRICING, DETAILS, OR TO SET UP AN AUDITION

Accomplishments:

• the first Chicago rock artist to be signed by the legendary Bill Graham Management (Santana, Lynyrd Skynyrd, The Neville Brothers, Joe Satriani, etc.).

• break-out single and major radio play with his origianl song "Shipwreck"

• extensive US and European touring

• founder, lead singer/lead guitarist and primary songwriter for the band ROLLOVER

 

Recordings:

• three nationally distributed CDs with ROLLOVER - No Place Like Home, Hold On 'Til You Drop, Rollover

 

Notable Performances:

• touring performances with The Allman Brothers Band, Sheryl Crow, The Dave Matthews Band, Cheap Trick, the Nevlile Brothers, Eddie Money, Blues Traveler, and many others

• UK Tour with Joe Satriani

• Rock and Roll hall of Fame Benefit show with “The Dave Mason Band”

Accomplishments:

• vocalist on many recordings for well know artists, including two Grammy winning albums

• several television appearances on Saturday Night Live, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, Late Night with Conan O’ Brien, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, 30 Rock, and more, as well as with famous artists like Jon Bon Jovi and Natalie Merchant. His most recent gigs includes lending his voice to a few dates on the Stevie Wonder's 'Songs In the Key of Life' tour and singing background for the hit Fox TV show 'Empire'.

• vocals for several national commercial spots for Sony, Chevy, UPS, and McDonald’s, and more

 

Recordings:

• albums with Sting, Diana Ross, Steely Dan, R. Kelly, Bette Midler, Nancy Wilson, Luther Vandross, Ricky Martin, and many others

 

Notable Performances:

• Stevie Wonder ‘Songs In the Key of Life’ tour 2014 (Chicago/Detroit)

• Seal's Human Being Tour

• London performances with Jon Bon Jovi, Rod Stewart,

Steve Winwood, Mary J Blige, Toni Braxton, Chaka Khan, and more

• Sting’s Rainforest Concert at Carnegie Hall, NYC

• Beyonce

Accomplishments:

• Fall Out Boy's first Gold record, which he produced at age 23

• Triple Platinum record and two Grammy nominations with Plain White T's "Hey There Delilah"

• Platinum record with Hawthorne Heights

 

Recordings:

• "Hey There Delilah" by Plain White T's reached #1 on US Billboard Hot AC/Top 40 charts

• producing, mixing, or recording albums with Fall Out Boy, Hawthorne Heights, Plain White T's, Motion City Soundtrack, Less Than Jake, The Hush Sound, Company of Thieves, and many more

 

 

VOCALS, ARRANGING, VOCAL PRODUCTION

GUITAR,

SONGWRITING

PRODUCTION, MIXING,

RECORDING, ENGINEERING