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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 veteran musicians who have been playing music 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 13-17 years old.

Pursuing JC had first started at Shelter Rock Church back in 2011 and began as a youth group band with just one song. However, once heard they quickly found that their level of playing ability gained them much deserved attention and they were soon invited to churches and festivals throughout Long Island. To date they have played over 200 shows or events, including leading worship at retreat, being part of the NHL's faith & Family Nights, and even some Gala's & Sweet 16 parties.

The band has a reputation of producing an amazing technical sound along with lead singer Michael Ottavio, whose deep and powerful voice resonates throughout any room. And at only 14 years of age you won’t want to miss the fast paced drumming of Corinne DeRosa, whose pink drum sticks are always well in hand. Together, Pursuing JC creates an authentic sound, fueled by their goals to achieve and entertain!


Pursuing JC headlining at an NHL hockey game during Faith & Family Night.

Pursuing JC added to the "Arts Alive LI Free Family Festival" in Garden City.

Pursuing JC added to the Long Island Fall Festival roster.

Pursuing JC wins Audience Choice Award in “Got Talent? Long Island"


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