Weaving Olden Dances performed by the Griffin Ensemble in Liepāja, Latvia on December 4

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The Griffin Ensemble will perform my Weaving Olden Dances, a work based on traditional Irish and Appalachian music and scored for Clarinet, String Quartet, Piano and Bodhrán on December 4 at Liepājas Biedribas Nams (Liepāja’s Society House) at 5PM, as part of a concert in honor of the 70th Birthday of local artist Irina Ture. Several of the musicians in the ensemble, as well as others performing on the concert, have all been the subjects of Ture’s photographic portraits, many of which are currently on exhibition in the hall.

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CBG2_WPRKOriginally from New York, Charles Griffin returned to the U.S. in 2010 to take a position at Florida's Full Sail University as course director of Advanced Music Composition in their MPBS program, after spending 5 years living and working in Latvia. His compositions and arrangements have been performed at festivals and concert halls throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Europe, Asia, Brazil, Cuba, and Puerto Rico.

He is also a radio show host on 91.5 WPRK FM. His show Zero Crossings incorporates live interviews with composers, conductors and performers with a focus on the local contemporary art music scene.

Read more in the biography section.