About Pursuing JC
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 ... 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.
Caitlin Doody, age 16 is going into her junior year of high school. She has been singing from a very young age but only recently joined the stage with Pursuing JC. Although singing takes up a large part of her life, she still enjoys being on the school track team and participating in her school musicals and plays. She also has been dancing for several years which she brings to the stage through her energetic performance.