John Pio - Vocals

R&B doesn't come any smoother when it comes John P's voice. A versatile performer with training from Juilliard, John P tackles various musical genres with ease, and really comes into his own when delivering soulful R&B tunes. Even at his young age, he can be considered a "veteran" of live music scene in the tri-state area, having fronted various bands in the past. His addition to Chapter2 provides another complementary and dynamic flavor to the group's harmony-infused style.

Jan Paraiso - Vocals

Jan is a veteran in the local music scene and her true passion for music is something she takes to heart. On stage she exudes with confidence, class and amazing vocals which draws the audience to be astounded by her soothing voice. Her musical influences has brought many contributing aspects to her performances like Celine Dion’s stage style, and Lea Salonga’s deep connection with any song rendition. Jan’s driving force in honing her talents is her number one fan and mother Ellen –who took noticed of her passion for singing at the age of five and got her formal training but also adapted the "unconventional" tricks of at-home training to preserve her voice. Jan is honored to be a part of Chapter2 and proud to be one of them on stage as she sings with her heart filled with gratitude for everyone and especially for her number 1 fan.

Grace tena - Vocals

Grace considers herself a late bloomer when she discovered her singing potential at her high school glee club. Her sweet melodic voice has the power to move a weary heart and her effortless rendition of any song will captivate the audience to a very personal level. Grace's career was an instant success when she joined a singing contest back in 2003 and garnered her a regular performance schedule at two lounges in NY. But in 2007 when she was "picked" by the two pioneers of Chapter2 - Musical Director Noel Tampac and band leader Dennis Sy - she's honored to become part of the "C2 Family" and considers it as part of her career's achievement.

Grace considers herself a late bloomer when she discovered her singing potential at her high school glee club. Her sweet melodic voice has the power to move a weary heart and her effortless rendition of any song will captivate the audience to a very personal level. Grace's career was an instant success when she joined a singing contest back in 2003 and garnered her a regular performance schedule at two lounges in NY. But in 2007 when she was "picked" by the two pioneers of Chapter2 - Musical Director Noel Tampac and band leader Dennis Sy - she's honored to become part of the "C2 Family" and considers it as part of her career's achievement.

J-ME Bartolome - Vocals

Hiding behind his remarkable guitar playing skills,  Chapter 2's MD, Noel Tampac, discovered a Frontman ability from this Jersey based smooth soulster, Jme.  "I spent many nights giggin' and hangin with musicians all over NY & NJ.  No doubt it was a lot of fun... but with Chapter 2, there is a lot of room to grow, I felt free and trusted to be me musically..."  Along with his hype buddy Carlo, Jme became a much stronger crowd pleaser!  The fresh C2 member delivers a soulful tone that blends incomparably with Chapter 2's talented set of vocalists.

Carlo Tampac - Lead guitars

Carlo is a self taught guitarist and bassist who came from a very musical family. His musical influences are his father and uncle (C2 Musical Director) as well as notable musicians such as Bob Marley, Slash, Tuck amaze, Carlos Santana etc. Carlo's musical influences apply to him in many ways and when he is on stage he lets the music take over and just goes with the flow. Carlo is a seasoned performer and considers being in Chapter 2 a personal success. Carlo considers being in Chapter 2 a personal success. He credits his uncle, Chapter2's Musical Director Noel Tampac, for nurturing his talent and giving him the opportunity to be in the band. "I never thought I'd be able to do a lot of what I'm doing right now, music-wise if it wasn't for him...he believes in me."  

Noel Tampac - Musical Director/Guitars

If there is any guy who can rightfully claim that he lives and breathes music, Noel is surely one of them. Having been blessed to grow up in a household of singers and musical conductors, it was inevitable for him to eventually join a chorale group, learn to play the guitar, and become a choir conductor in his own right. Noel prides himself in having worked as a choral conductor for the Asian Institute for Liturgy & Music, conducted the winning group at the first Filipino-American Choral competition held at the Lincoln Center in New York in 1994, conducted a chorale group concert at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in the late 90’s. He is currently the musical director of Chapter 2 and his training has provided them a carefully-structured vocal harmonization that has defined and enhanced the band’s sound.

Ken V. - KeyS

Ken is a New York native and a well rounded musician who has studied at the Brooklyn College Music Conservatory. He’s done several MayiTheater stage productions and has performed as a percussionist in “Kulintangmusic” at MerkinConcert Hall. On stage, it may appear that Ken hides behind his keyboards, but he is simply immersing himself in the music and considers his style as being complementary to add color and atmosphere to the vocals of Chapter2.

JM Galura - Drums

Sky's the limit for the newest and youngest member of C2. His maturity in his technique, coupled with a daring spirit to experiment and explore the limits of his potential on the drums have all added a sense of excitement to what the future holds for both the band and JM.  C2 is proud and lucky to be blessed with his talent and friendship.   

John Sayson - Bass

John is a Bassist, Music Producer and Song Writer, Pro musician with more than 15 years of experience as a bass player and live performer.  He also has many years of studio recording experience and has been involved in multiple CD productions.  John has years of study in music theory which helped him grow and become a versatile musician who can certainly adapt to any music genre.