BEACON Music Ministry

Band Member Bios

Tom Salamone — Band Leader, Trumpet, Keyboards

Tom founded BEACON Music Ministries in 1998, but has been playing music for 50 years!  He not only arranges all BEACON events, but also plays trumpet and keyboards at all performances.  In addition to his involvement with BEACON, Tom plays trumpet in the Eastbrook Church Orchestra and is an active disciple of Christ.  Tom has two children and enjoys bicycling in his spare time.  Busy guy!  

Bill — Guitar

Bill is our guitarist.  He worships at Mercy Hill church in Milwaukee.  He earned a bachelor degree in music education and history from Cardinal Stritch University.  At the university, he studied guitar, voice and piano.  Bill is a retired Milwaukee Public School music educator.  He attended Catholic grade school and has studied in several Bible groups.  He enjoys bicycling, hiking and walking his dog.

Frank — Vocals, Songwriter

Frank is our tenor vocalist and composes music for our group.  Several of our original songs were composed by Frank.  He and his wife Kathy attend a Baptist church.  Frank plays guitar and sings in the band, Inner Ally in addition to singing with us.  He enjoys singing and playing music.

Greg — Drums

Greg lends his talents to BEACON Music Ministries on the drums,  a talent he has been developing for the last 30 years!  He not only plays the drums flawlessly, but also collects drum sets as well as other musical instruments. Greg is married with three children and is quite the cook:  You can enjoy Greg's smoking hot drum solos at the next Beacon event! 

Lisa — Vocals

Lisa is our alto vocalist.  She worships at East Troy Bible church.  Lisa studied violin for over eight years and has played violin in orchestras and sung in many choirs.  Lisa enjoys singing, hiking, biking and spending time with family and friends.

Roberta — Vocals

Roberta is our soprano vocalist.  She learned jazz from her father who was a jazz bassist.  Roberta worships with the East Troy Bible Church community.  She owns her own cleaning company and has always loved to sing.  She also plays percussion and a djembe, an African drum.