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Zero Crossings – March 9, 2015 – Young Composers Challenge!

Today’s show featured an interview with composers John Callahan, Dan Crozier, Steve Goldman, Keith Lay, Justin White, and conductorChristopher Wilkins, who were in the studio to discuss their involvement with the Young Composers Challenge. The National Young Composers Challenge is

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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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Zero Crossings – January 19, 2015 – Sacred Sounds at St. Luke’s

My guests this week were local composers Carl MaultsBy, Benjamin Lane, Stan Cording and Keith Lay. I interviewed all four composers in anticipation of a concert happening locally this Sunday (details to follow in a separate post). Listen to the

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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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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.