Charles will begin his tenure as a senior lecturer at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia this Spring. He will be teaching courses on Arduino technology and Pure Data software.
Pianist Holly Roadfeldt will be performing Metropolitan at a number of venues in 2014, including Andrea Clearfield’s Salon in Philadelphia, the University of Albany, and the College Music Society’s NE Conference.
Maestro Stephen Czarkowski and the Shepherd University String Orchestra performed Ephemeral Empire in 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 Concert Orchestra for a brand new orchestral work that was premiered last season! Check out the recording on the Music page.