Charlie Masters serves as Director of Music at Saint Miriam and has been a musician since the age of three and a half, when his mother took him to his first piano lesson. He continued to study all forms and styles of music, eventually majoring in music education and performance in college. Charlie holds dual Bachelors in Piano Performance and Music Education from Mansfield University and a Masters of Music Education from Ithaca College. He has been a vocal music educator in the public and independent schools for the past twelve years, currently teaching in the suburbs of Philadelphia. Throughout his teachings, he has had the pleasure to conduct choirs throughout the Eastern United States, Italy, and Eastern Europe. He is an active guest conductor, clinician, and freelance pianist in both the classical and jazz idioms.