Chuck is a brass specialist, performing on trumpet, trombone, euphonium and tuba all around the Seattle area. Chuck also plays keys and organ as the music director at Live Life Church in Renton. Chuck performs all types of music with all types of ensembles ranging from classical, funk, even specializing in traditional New Orleans brass bands. When not playing music, Chuck teaches music to all ages and all subjects, from Orff-inspired elementary classes to private improvisation lessons.
Chuck has earned several awards in chamber groups, winning the NWRTEC chamber music competition in 2015 and 2017, and placing 3rd internationally with his chamber group at ITEC in 2016. Chuck earned his music education degree from University of Oregon, and his Masters in Curriculum and instruction from Eastern Washington University.