audio engineer - composer
Charles Peck is an active producer, working in a number of genres. He is based out of Philadelphia and works all over the east coast. Recently, he has worked on albums for a number of artists including 45trona Ut, The Gallerist, Carmine Miranda, Origami, and Dan Orlando. Peck's work has been praised for its "crystal clear engineering" by Rafael de Acha of MusicWeb International.
Additionally, Peck works extensively as a recording engineer for live concerts and events including the Accent Festival, the Cincinnati Fringe Festival, the Emery Theater, and many others. Peck got his start as a producer and recording engineer during his undergraduate education in Drexel University’s Music Industry program. After completing his studies there, Peck has had the privilege of working and developing his skills in many world-class recording studios including Studio 4 and Milkboy the Studio in Philadelphia, PA and The Church Studio in Tulsa, OK.
Born in 1988, he is an American composer from Philadelphia, PA. His recent successes include a Subito grant from the Philadelphia Chapter of the American Composers Forum and an Artist Fellowship from the McKnight Foundation in Minnesota.
His orchestral works have won Maestro Lorin Maazel’s Castleton Festival Young Composer’s Forum and the University of Cincinnati’s Composition Competition, as well as being named a finalist in the Glick Competition with the Indianapolis Symphony. Peck also earned First Prize in the Ohio Federation of Music Club’s Collegiate Composition Competition and was a finalist in the ASCAP Morton Gould Young Composer Awards.
Peck currently teaches at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia and is a doctoral candidate in composition at Cornell University. He earned his Master’s in Music from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, where he earned the Scott Huston Award for composition, and received his Bachelor’s degree from Drexel University. His teachers have included Douglas Knehans, Michael Fiday, and Joseph Hallman.