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Zero Crossings – May 25, 2015, Memorial Day and Miles Griffin as co-host and guinea pig

Today’s show featured an my son as co-host and guinea pig. We started the afternoon with a couple of pieces that recognized Memorial Day and then turned to a set of pieces chosen by Miles (mostly from The Amazing Spider-Man

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Zero Crossings – April 20, 2015 – Mark Fischer

Today’s show featured an interview with the Orlando Philharmonic’s principal horn Mark Fischer, who came to the studio to discuss his upcoming performance of Haydn’s Horn Concerto No. 1 on a concert that also featured Schubert’s (Unfinished) 8th Symphony, and

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Zero Crossings – January 12, 2015 – David Nielsen

This show featured the music of and an interview with local composer David James Nielsen. David specializes in composing music for film and is on the faculty at Full Sail University. The music aired during the program included: John Williams

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Zero Crossings – December 8, 2014 – Robert Carpenter and the Tuba

The focus of today’s show was recent music for tuba, because for the second half of the show I conducted an interview with Robert Carpenter, the principal tubist for the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra. Oystein Baadsvik – Fnugg, from Tuba Carnival

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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.