The Second City

12 - 21 Oct 2006

Chuck Malone

Chuck was born and raised just south of Chicago in Calumet City. He started playing the piano as a child under the instruction of his father John Malone. At the age of twelve he began studying with Jack Hansen, a critically acclaimed concert pianist. Under Mr. Hansen’s tutelage he performed in many piano recitals and accompanied countless singers. He has been playing the piano at the First Baptist Church of Calumet City since he was thirteen. Chuck was seventeen when he won the ‘South Suburban Teachers Association award for Best Pianist’. He majored for two years at South Suburban College in Composition. Chuck has been a performer and a Music Director for many musicals including Jesus Christ Superstar, Godspell, Grease, My Fair Lady, Mirette, and Brigadoon. Recently, Chuck has finished composing music for Evil Dead, and arranging music for the Blues Brothers into thirty-minute live shows. Chuck played for The Happy Heads Show at the 2006 Chicago SketchFest, and has recently finished playing piano for The Second City Skybox productions of The Happy Heads Show, Arranged Marriage, and Wheelchair Patton.