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Musician 1st Class Chuck Bindis,


MU1 Chuck Bindis

Musician 1st Class Chuck Bindis, from Cleveland, Ohio, joined the Navy Band in 2016. He earned a Bachelor of Music in trumpet performance from Bowling Green State University in 2010, a Master of Music in trumpet performance from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) in 2012 and a Doctor of Musical Arts in trumpet performance with a cognate in jazz studies from CCM in 2016. His primary teachers include Philip Collins, Charles Saenz and Alan Siebert. Additional teachers include Chris Kiradjieff and Scott Belck.

Bindis has performed with the Cincinnati Chamber Opera, Dayton Philharmonic, the Richmond (IN) Symphony Orchestra, the Kentucky Symphony Orchestra, Lima Symphony Orchestra, Lebanon Symphony Orchestra and other orchestras in the greater-Cincinnati area.

In his free time, he enjoys running and spending time with his family and dogs.