Instructor, Producer, Band Director
A Sykesville, MD native, Eugene A. Chapman began playing saxophone at the age of nine, and during his matriculation at Morgan State University, Eugene had the opportunity to perform with the Morgan State University Band and the Morgan State University Choir under the tutelage of the late Dr. Nathan Carter and the Maryland Intercollegiate Band.
He has performed with who’s who of renowned recording artists, such as P-Funk, The Temptations featuring Richard Street, Deniece Williams, Fertile Ground, Malina Moye, Frederic Yonnet, Brooke Valentine, Marcus Johnson, Grainger Brothers, James Ziegler, Drew Davidsen, Bobby Parker, Jonell and Vanessa Marquez. He has opened for Erykah Badu on her "Worldwide Underground" tour with Dead Prez ,Ohio Players and for Robin Thicke in support of his debut album, A Beautiful World.
Chapman has graced the stages of many notable venues from L.A. to D.C., including the Viper Room, Whiskey a Go Go, B.B. Kings, Blues Alley , Howard Theatre, the Conga Room, Carter Barron Amphitheater, Lincoln Theatre and the Warner Theater, to name a few.
His theater credits include Marvin on Marvin (Marvin Gaye tribute), Meet Me With Your Black Drawers On (blues revue), If You Don’t Bellevue: A Love Story and Body Language. If You Don’t Believe: A Love Story starred Deniece Williams and Tatyana Ali and went on to receive eight NAACP Theatre Award nominations.
A natural in front of the camera, Eugene has appeared on television in Rod Stewart’s Stardust: The Great American Songbook 3infomercial and on the UPN sitcom Half & Half.
In film, Eugene played on the score for the independent film "Spiral", which went on to receive first place at the Santa Barbara Film Festival in 2007.
Along with his performing experience, Eugene Chapman has been teaching privately for the past 11 years. He teaches woodwinds (all saxes, flute, and clarinet). Teaching all styles and approaches to music. All based on his educational and performing experiences. He teaches beginners to advance level students.
Instructor, Band Director
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Nathen Scott was born in Boston, MA, raised in Washington, D.C. and spent many summers in Knoxville, TN. His ability to perform and teach music is as versatile as his upbringing.
He is equally versed in any styles from classical to hard rock, country to r&b. Nathen studied music privately from age 6-20, and continued his education at Montgomery College where he studied music performance and composition on both piano and voice.
Vega Music and Entertainment is especially focused on teaching all forms of modern and contemporary music, with the foundation of classical music and the rudiments of music theory. Therefore, Nathen's highly refined and specialized skills and experience make him the perfect person to lead our company.