Charles is one of the Seattle area’s most dynamic teachers. His comprehensive program offers much more than traditional private lessons. Let Charles’ real world credentials and proven track record with 100s of students help you reach your goals. Charles also directs Kaleidoscope School of Music, which offers lessons on many other instruments, including brass, woodwinds, strings, banjo, mandolin, drums, voice, piano, keyboards and more!

About Charles

A guitarist since 1978, Charles is an honors graduate of Musicians Institute in Los Angeles, where he studied under master musicians Carl Schroeder and Ron Eschete. He teaches full-time and plays regularly with Dorian Blu and Violet Oroboros. He has also performed with Leon Patillo, former keyboardist for Santana.

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Lessons & Programs

Charles offers a truly multi-faceted program for guitarists and rock musicians:

  • Private Guitar Lessons
  • Rock Band Classes
  • Student Concerts
  • Studio Equipment Education

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  • Testimonials

    Charles is a talented teacher and very supportive of my musical interests. He is always very encouraging which has helped me grow towards my musical goals.
    Ann Marie, age 30
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