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The White House Overture receives local premiere at the Global Peace Film Festival, October 1 & 3

The new documentary film about one of the most unique venues in Orlando will receive its local premiere screening at the Global Peace Film Festival on October 1 and 3 in Orlando. Benoit Glazer and his wife built a concert

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ZERO CROSSINGS – AUGUST 3, 2015, FEATURING AN INTERVIEW WITH STEPHEN SIEFFERT

Today’s show featured an interview with dulcimer player Stephen Siefert. Siefert was in town from Nashville to perform with the Orlando Philharmonic for their concert featuring music of the Americas. Led by Duo Sole (Mauricio Céspedes Rivero and Alexander Stevens),

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“Out of nothingness” and Pieta performed on CF2 Sacred Sounds concert at St. Luke’s Cathedral in Orlando on January 25

Local composers present world premieres and recently composed music for a variety of sacred faith traditions. Featuring the Cathedral Choir and Orlando Deanery Boychoir and Girls Choir of the Cathedral Church of St Luke – Orlando, FL. Featuring organist Ben

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set fire to have light performed at the Orlando White House by principals of the Orlando Philharmonic

Top string players from the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra come together to play my string quartet, set fire to have light, along with music by award-winning, local composers. CF2 (Central Florida Composers Forum) is organizing a concert for string quartet and

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Emergence at the Orlando White House with CF2, April 29

A lot of work is coming to fruition at the Orlando White House on April 29. The Central Florida Composers Forum, now nearly a year old, is getting its land legs. In late January, CF2 member works were included in

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Instant Audio

Most pieces can be auditioned on their post pages. But you can sample some audio here.

Quick Bio

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.