Seth Galtier is an accomplished trumpet player and instructor located in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. He is originally from southeast Louisiana. He has taught private lessons and masterclasses in several school districts and private institutions in the DFW area for five years. He currently teaches in Frisco ISD and Allen ISD. Mr. Galtier received his Master’s Degree in Trumpet Performance from the renowned University of North Texas. Prior to attending UNT, he received his Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education from Southeastern Louisiana University. He has an extensive lineage of trumpet pedagogues. His primary teachers include Bert Truax, Keith Johnson, Allen Vizzutti, Dr. Jason Bergman, John Holt, and Dr. Logan Place.
While at UNT, Mr. Galtier has performed in the highly acclaimed Symphonic Band under the direction of Dennis Fisher and the Wind Ensemble under Dr. Nicholas Williams. He has also performed with Southeastern’s Wind Symphony under the direction of Dr. Glen Hemberger. Mr. Galtier remains active in the freelance scene in DFW playing in various ensembles, churches, and cover bands. Aside from playing the trumpet, Mr. Galtier is also the lighting technician for the band Memphis Soul, who has performed for dignitaries George W. Bush, Greg Abbott, and Ted Cruz.
In his off time, Mr. Galtier is an avid golfer and enjoys fishing and hunting back in Louisiana.