Maestro Stephen Czarkowski and the Shepherd University String Orchestra will be performing Ephemeral Empire this December! Head over to the music page to hear the piece!
Charles was named the winner of the 2013 Castleton Festival Young Composer’s Forum by Maestro Lorin Maazel. As a result, his latest orchestral work was premiered by the Castleton Festival Orchestra and Maestro David Hanlon!
Charles is the 2012 McKnight Visiting Composer with the American Composers Forum! As part of this position, Charles is working on a 2-3 month residency in Minneapolis, featuring the construction of some new installation pieces as well as several new fixed format audiovisual works.
Alluvion, a piece Charles composed for bassoon duet is featured on the new album by Ablaze Records, Millennial Masters: Volume III.
Charles was named the winner of the University of Cincinnati’s Orchestral Readings Competition. The prize for this is a commission by the CCM Philharmonia for a brand new orchestral work to be premiered in the 2012/2013 season!