CHARLES MATHEWS BA MA MMus

Charles is a talented composer who has already written music for a wide range of high profile projects, from video games and animations, to dance performances and opening ceremonies. His most recent projects include writing the music for the opening ceremony of the European Gymnastics Championships in Birmingham, and writing music for the International Gymnastrada 2011 in Lillehammer.
Charles writes and produces all of his music from his own studio in Birmingham, under the company name Cogworks Entertainment. Using a combination of live performances, vocals, synths and cutting edge studio equipment, Charles has written sucessfully for clients in a huge range of musical styles from orchestral compositions to ethnically inspired cinematic scores and electronic dance music. His avant garde work 'Twelve Haiku' for Soprano, Piano, Harpsichord, Organ and Celeste gained him a commendation for his Master's degree in composition at Birmingham Conservatoire. His choral works have been performed at Salisbury and Chichester Cathedrals, and on tour in France and the Czech Republic.
Charles is also an experienced performer, and regularly accompanies dancers from Elmhurst School for Dance, a vocational school in partnership with the Birmingham Royal Ballet.