Orchestral

Concerto for Chamber Orchestra (Weaving Olden Dances) (2008) 24′
Premiered by the Westchester Chamber Orchestra at Iona College, New Rochelle, NY, May 2008. Barry Charles Hoffman, Director.

Ellis Island (1993) 8’
String Orchestra.
Premiered by the Cantabile Chamber Orchestra at SMU in Dallas, Michael Baker, director.

Pick it up and Run with it (2005) ca. 6’30”
Orchestra.
Selected for a reading session by the Plymouth Music Series Orchestra in February 2001 as part of the American Composers Forum’s Orchestal Reading Project.

The Vampire Chronicles (1995) ca. 24′
Orchestra.
Received performance prize of premiere by the University of Minnesota Orchestra, Keith Clark, director.

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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.