Charles Schuchat (Tuba) has performed and recorded with the Chicago Symphony, Boston Symphony and Israel Philharmonic. In addition to Tower Brass, Charles is a member of the award winning Asbury Brass Quintet. He has participated in numerous music festivals including the Spoleto Festival, Ravinia Festival and Tanglwood Music Festival. While at Tanglewood he received the CD Jackson Award for Achievement.
He spent the 1997-98 season as principal tuba of the Israel Philharmonic, and is currently a faculty member at both Northern Illinois and Roosevelt Universities. Charles is a native of Washington, DC. He is a graduate of Northwestern University where he studied with Arnold Jacobs.