Orange Country native Charles Wilbur began to study the piano at the age of eight. Only to quit after a few years due to a lack of interest and a newfound love several years later for the electric guitar. After listening to recordings of the legendary Ukranian pianist, Vladimir Horowitz, Charles was back at the piano and never looked back. Charles earned a Bachelor of Music and a Master of Music with performance emphasis from Cal State Fullerton and a Professional studies Diploma from the Manhattan School of Music. He is the recipient of many awards, including the Ebell Scholarship and the CSUF Music Department Deamis Performance, Scholarship and Service Award ( given one yearly). Charles has made it his life’s mission to offer his students the best musical training that is humanly possible. He currently resides in Irvine with his wife.