Trumpeter Chuck Seipp arrived to the Texas Tech University music faculty fall of 2012 as Assistant Professor of Trumpet. He has performed extensively throughout the United States and abroad as recently retired member of The United States Army Band, "Pershing's Own". Culminating his career with The Army Band as Group Leader of the Concert Band and Senior Soloist, Sergeant Major Seipp performed in national, presidential and historical world events as well as numerous significant ceremonies, concerts and special events in Washington, D.C. and Arlington National Cemetery. He performed with the Concert Band, Orchestra, Ceremonial Band, Herald Trumpets, Brass Quintet and was featured as soloist with the Concert Band, Orchestra and Brass Band.
Chuck has toured and recorded solo trumpet and organ repertoire throughout Europe with world-renowned organist Diane Bish - appearing regularly on her "Joy of Music" television series as soloist and with The U. S. Army Quintet.
Through CJ Seipp Music Publications, he markets his own brass arrangements, many of which have been played and recorded by the Canadian Brass Quintet and The U.S. Army Brass Quintet.
Chuck collaborated with organist, Mary Mozelle, in a recording project of "The Wedding Book", a collection of his own arrangements prove to be a valuable resource for organists and trumpet players nationally and internationally.
As an active teacher, soloist, clinician and performer; Chuck performed locally with the National Symphony Orchestra, Washington Opera House Orchestra, Washington Bach Consort, and leads The Commonwealth Brass Quintet.
Chuck holds an Undergraduate Music Education degree from The University of Kansas and both Master and Doctoral degrees in Trumpet Performance from The Catholic University of America.
Chuck and his wife Julie grew up in Akron, Iowa and is proud father of five children.