Luke Backhaus, Piano
B.S., Music Business, University of Nebraska at Kearney
Member of MTNA and OMTA
Luke graduated from the University of Nebraska at Kearney 2007. Since graduating, He has been an active musician and teacher in the Omaha area. He is the keyboard player and backing vocalist for the bands, Malpais, Lonely Estates, and Foreign Body. Over the years they have shared the stage with internationally recognized bands (Blondie, Cursive, and Blue October to name a few) and had their music featured on National TV shows: 90210, Harper’s Island, and The hard times of RJ Berger. They have also been nominated for 3 Omaha Entertainment Awards for their music.
As a teacher, Luke has a packed studio with over 50 piano students ranging from beginner to advanced and ages 5 – 70. He loves teaching and sharing his passion for piano with his students.