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Shards I performed by Nicholas Horvath as part of Glassworlds in Orlando, September 6

Ten hours of piano music will be performed non-stop by Nicolas Horvath at the Timucua White House on September 6, 2015 starting at noon. Glassworlds will be an epic exploration into 21st century avant-garde music featuring the music of Philip

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Zero Crossings – December 22, 2014 – Thad Anderson

The show featured music by and conversation with local percussionist and composer Thad Anderson, Assistant Professor at the University of Central Florida where he coordinates the Percussion Studies program, teaches courses in music composition and technology, and presides over 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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Persistence of Past Chemistries performed by UCF Percussion Ensemble October 15

The University of Central Florida Percussion Ensemble, directed by Thad Anderson, will perform my quartet, The Persistence of Past Chemistries on their Fall Concert, on October 15 at 8PM. On October 10 I will visit UCF and give a talk

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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.