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About Charles Dye

Charlie Dye
Charles Dye
Music Teacher, Master
Location: Vernon, CT
Speaks: English
Instructs: Drums
Education: Bachelors of Applied Music in Percussion from The Eastman School of Music (2006). Connecticut Music Education Certification through the Alternate Route to Certification program (2020).
Performance Experience: Currently Music Director at The First Church in Hartland, East Hartland, Connecticut, and Freelance percussionist throughout New England.
Teaching Experience: Private percussion and piano instructor since 2006.
Teaching Philosophy: Making music should be fun! I rely on a mix of written music and improvisation to train drummers for the needs of today's music.

Get to know Charles Dye

Charlie Dye is a graduate of the Eastman School of Music where he studied drumset with Rich Thompson and classical percussion with John Beck. He is the drummer for Theodicy Jazz Collective with whom he has performed at many churches and cathedrals across the country.

In addition to leading services for the Episcopal General Convention, the ensemble has performed at Trinity Wall Street, the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, and the National Cathedral where they served as Ensemble in Residence. Theodicy has released the albums Vespers and Canterbury Jazz Mass, along with a recording of Advent and Christmas music released in December 2018. Additionally, Charlie is the music director, pianist and organist for The First Church in Hartland, in East Hartland, Connecticut. Charlie also teaches percussion privately throughout the greater Hartford area, using a blend of classical and improvisational approaches to music.

Charles Dye teaches at:
378 Kelly Rd
Vernon, CT 06066
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