Wayne Onofri’s passion for music spans over 40 years. He started playing guitar at age 13, and formed his first band at age 15. Originally from Syracuse, NY, he has called Punta Gorda his home since the mid-1970’s. After retiring as Assistant Principal for DeSoto County School District, Onofri and his son opened City Vapor and E-Cigs III in Arcadia. “I’ve never considered myself as a professional musician, but I just love to play and have fun,”.
Onofri and Pierre Hilaire have played in various bands for almost 20 years. The Kollections has become his passion. he not only serves as the Acoustic Guitarist but also as the Manager and Booking Agent.