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Music educator , musician

Chase Coleman, music educator, musician. Recipient Carnegie Recital Hall Performance winner, New York Music Teachers League, 1980, Chopin Competition First prize, Schubert Club Fairfield County, Connecticut, 1979, Third prize, Performers Connecticut, Westport, CT, 1980; scholar, University Massachusetts, Lowell, Massachusetts, 1985-1987; Shirley R. Koffler Piano scholarship, Schubert Club Fairfield County, Connecticut, 1980.


Coleman, Chase was born on May 7, 1962 in Oakland, California, United States. Son of Hawes and Natalie Coleman.


Bachelor of Music, Boston University, 1985. Master of Music, University Massachusetts, 1992.


Pianist Artie Shaw Orchestra, Boston, 1989, Copley Plz. Hotel, Boston, 1989—1991. Adjunct faculty Boston (Massachusetts) Conservatory, 1991—1994.

Principal, owner Coleman Wynne Music LLC, Flagstaff, Arizona, since 1997, teacher piano, since 1997. Rehearsal pianist Fairfield County Student Operetta Workshop, Wilton, Connecticut, 1978—1981. Concerto soloist YMF Orchestra, Los Angeles, 1987—1987.

Leader, pianist Sole Agents Jazz Orchestra, Boston, 1988—1993. Director musical Boston (Massachusetts) Children's Theatre, 1983—1985, La Canaille Dramatique, Lowell, Massachusetts, 1990—1991. Pianist New England Philharmonic, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1990—1992.

Director musical La Mama Etc., New York, 1991, Wheelock Family Theatre, Boston, 1992, New London (New Hampshire) Barn Playhouse, 1992. Bandleader Radisson Seven Seas Cruises, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 1995—1996. Concerto soloist Timberline (Colorado) Symphony, 1997—1998.

Pianist Longmont (Colorado) Symphony Orchestra, 1997—1998. Concerto soloist Sedona (Arizona) Chamber Orchestra, 2000, Coconino College Orchestra, Flagstaff, Arizona, 2001, Verde Valey Chamber Orchestra, Sedona, Arizona, 2004. Director Coconino Community College Jazz Ensemble, Flagstaff, since 2004.

Concerto soloist Coconino College Orchestra, 2005. Adjunct faculty Boston (Massachusetts) Conservatory, 1991—1994, Northeastern University, Boston, 1997. Associate faculty Coconino Community College, Flagstaff, since 2004.


  • Other Work

    • Composer (lyricist, author): (plays) Your Place or Mine, 1994.


Master: Northern Arizona Music Teachers Association (president 1999—2000). Member: Arizona State Music Teachers Association.


  • Other Interests

    Acting, snorkeling, nature, history.


Married Meredith Nichols, May 20, 1999.

Hawes Coleman

Natalie Coleman

Meredith Nichols