Charlie was born and raised in South Florida. His formal music training began in kindergarten, under the direction of Mrs. Carol Bartholf. In the third grade he was accepted into the Singing Sons Boychoir of Florida. Charlie was a regular soloist and toured with the boychoir for six years traveling to Mexico, Canada and most of the United States. At age 9 he starred as the title character in Mennotti's, "Amahl and The Night Visitors".
During his studies at Broward Community College, Charlie began vocal training with Dick Crawford who helped form the foundation of Charlie's unique voice. While at BCC, Charlie performed the role of Macheath/Mack the Knife in The Three Penny Opera, and sang in a variety of vocal ensembles, including: BCC's choir, Opera Workshop and the Seahawk Singers. In 1999 he performed the role of Gregorio in Gounod's "Romeo and Juliet" with The Gold Coast Opera Company.
Charlie's personal walk with the Lord began in the summer of 1988. He is a member of First Presbyterian Church of Orlando where he has been the baritone section leader for Chancel Choir, Chancel Ensemble and Canticum Novum, since 2005. He performed George Atwell's Mass for the New Millenia at Carnegie Hall in 2007, and in March of 2010, he traveled to Germany with the choir as a featured soloist performing at Saint Michael's Cathedral, The Salzburg Cathedral and at the Carmelite Convent in Dachau. Charlie has been singing professionally for the past 4 years with The Voices of Liberty at Walt Disney World's Epcot.
Inspirational Verse, Psalm 118:14, "The Lord is my strength and song, and has become my salvation."