Joseph McGee is from Burleson, Texas. Music and education have always been a major part of his life as his father is a band director and his mother is a classroom teacher. He has played his primary instrument, trumpet, since 2010. He is currently in his sophomore year at Texas Christian University pursuing a Bachelor of Music Education degree. He performs in several ensembles including the Wind Symphony, Jazz Ensemble 1, Horned Frog Marching Band, and the Basketball Pep Band. His trumpet instructors include Dr. Jon Burgess and Angela Rimbach.