In 2008, Charlie began his undergraduate Studies at the Royal Northern College of Music, where he studied with the Internationally renowned violinist Maciej Rakowski. It was also at the RNCM where Charlie was able to explore further his life long passion for chamber music, giving performances around the UK and Wales in venues including Londonâs Wigmore Hall with the Aves the Torre Quartets. Charlie has taken part in public master classes with distinguished musicians such as Ivry Gitlis, Yair Kless, Gabor Tackacs-Nagy, Ani Schnarch, Katherine Macintosh and the Gould Piano Trio. Charlie has also given solo performances including a lunchtime recital in Dorking, Surrey and in a concert featuring in the Lake District Summer Music Festival. Charlie works as a freelance musician, working in all parts of the UK with, to name a few the London Pops Orchestra, Bartholdy Chamber Orchestra, London Firebird Orchestra, Marcel Sinfonia Surrey Artâs Melody Line Orchestra and in pit orchestras in performances of shows such as Gilbert and Sullivanâs The Mikado, Purcellâs Dido and Aneas, Brittenâs The Little Sweep and Noel Gayâs Me and My Girl. Charlie also has a great passion for teaching and has taught around Manchester and Merseyside. Charlie has worked with numerous distinguished jazz and contemporary musicians including Tim Garland, Gwilym Simcock, Asaf Sirkis, Astilerro Tango, Bobby Wellins, Don Weller, Christian Garrick, Martin Taylor, Guy Barker, Colin Matthews and Simon Colam. Television appearances include with the National Youth Orchestra, ITVâs âThe X Factorâ and the Royal Variety Performance. Charlie regularly performs with the comedy string quartet âGraffiti Classics,â with whom he plays on cruise ships and other venues, combining classical music, singing, comedy and movement.
Availability: Good availability, can schedule directly with students.
Willing to travel: 10 miles
Experience: Extensive experience in: Orchestral playing, chamber music, pop/jazz music, teaching. Experience in multiple musical genres and willing to teach all!Contact this Tutor