Music Educator, Canal Winchester Public Schools
Member Since: 2013
Chad McGee began teaching public school in 2000 and is the Director of Bands at Canal Winchester High School. In addition to marching band, symphonic and jazz band roles at the school, Mr. McGee spends a great deal of his time teaching beginning trumpet and brass students and music theory in the Canal Winchester music programs and privately.
Previously, he was Director of Bands at Lancaster High School Mr. McGee’s duties at Lancaster High School included directing the Lancaster High School Marching “Band of Gold,”
the Concert and Symphonic Bands, the “Swinging Gales” Jazz Band, and Pep Band. Prior to moving back to Ohio, he was Director of Bands at New Haven High School, outside of Fort Wayne, Indiana.
Mr. McGee holds a Bachelor of Music degree from the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. While at the Conservatory of Music, he performed with the following groups: Symphonic Band, Wind Symphony, Concert Orchestra, Trumpet Ensemble, and several undergraduate brass quintets.
In addition, Mr. McGee continues to perform on the trumpet. At NABBA 2004, he won the first place award as a Cornet soloist. He has played lead trumpet with the Fort Wayne Civic Theater in their productions of Annie and A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, and has performed with the Fort Wayne Philharmonic Summer Symphony Orchestra, along with playing at several local churches.
Chad has been the long-term Assistant Director of the Junior-Varsity (J-V) All-Star Brass Bands, and during his youth was a three-year alumnus of the organization and was its concertmaster his senior year.