Guitarist, Educator, administrator Charles Simon was kind enough to sit down with Pete Strobl for a conversation exploring the role of music education in today’s world of accelerating technology.

Charles, a Berklee-educated guitarist deep in the local recording and performance scene, stands at the helm of Stages Music Arts, the state of the art  music education, performance and recording complex in Cockeysville, Maryland. As the facility’s General Manager, he has been instrumental in making music education and performance an important element in the area

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Listen in as Pete and Charles discuss how Stages is using cutting edge technology to get young musicians off on the path to success.

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