Charles, or Charlie as his friends call him, was born and raised in Washington. He had an early start to music in grade school and has been the one constant he's kept with him throughout his life. As his studies in music progressed he constantly changed instruments from stringed to wind and back again. After graduating High School and leaving for a short time in the Army he returned to Washington and was house mates with long time school friend David Daschofsky. The two began playing traditional Irish music together in the SCA and later formed the Forgotton Celts in a more organized sense.
As a founding member of the band with long time friend David, he's been with the band since it's inception in 2000. He plays Guitar and Mandolin for the band as well as Lead vocals on most of the songs. He and David formed the band as a hobby and Charlie has, since David's resignation from the band, tried to keep the atmosphere as relaxing and fun as possible.
Charlie now spends his time away from his day job doing things band related or other things associated with the arts like historical rapier and writing. He also manages to cram in time with his girlfriend as well as a mild addiction to "First Person Shooter" video games.