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Chase Ceglie is a twenty-five-year-old musician from Newport, Rhode Island. In his youth, Chase became involved in the RI music community. While at Rogers High School, Chase was twice awarded the Heritage Music Festival Maestro Award for distinguished individual performances. From 2007 to 2013, Chase was annually selected for Rhode Island's All-State ensembles as a saxophonist. Performing at the Newport Jazz Festival in 2012 and 2013, Chase was awarded the 2013 George Wein Jazz Ambassador Scholarship. He is a 2017 graduate of Berklee College of Music where he received a B.M. in Professional Music with a focus in Composition and Saxophone Performance. 

 

In 2018 he collaborated with Jon Campolo to compose and perform the live score for the theatrical production  of  "The Summit", written by Isla Hansen, Tucker Marder and Christian Scheider and commissioned by Guild Hall Center for Performing Arts in East Hampton, New York. The fashion brand Toqa commissioned Chase to produce an extended version of his pop song "Giuliana" for their debut runway show as part of the 2018 Manila Biennale in the Philippines. In 2020, Chase composed and performed the live score for "Rock Bottom", an experimental aquatic theater production at Pool Party Gallery in Los Angeles. Chase Ceglie is also a frequent collaborator of Flannery Silva, writing pieces for "Tear Drop Trainer" at Kimberly-Klark Gallery in Manhattan and "Poser Tube Dolls" at Stars Gallery in Los Angeles. 

While a student at Berklee, Chase performed, recorded and produced his 2016 pop album "Onion" which now enjoys a cult following. His new concept album, "Fear and Love, Together...!" was released in 2021.

 

Chase is currently living in Rhode Island where he is an Adjunct Faculty member of Salve Regina University and the Music Director of the Award-Winning Improv Comedy troupe The Bit Players at the Firehouse Theater in Newport, Rhode Island. He is a saxophone player for Silver Arrow Band and has a residency with his jazz quartet at the Firehouse Theater, performing every Sunday evening.