Charley is a prolific musician and composer. He is proficient on the accordion, piano, guitar, banjo, bass (upright & electric), ukulele, mandolin, harmonica, melodica, Kaoss Pad, spoons, and is capable on the clarinet, flute, tuba, baritone, folk harp, violin, and trombone. He has composed original music for many shows, including musicals, Shakespeare plays and aerial dance performances. He's also played in several bands including: Bathtub Jen & the Henchmen, Floating Compass, Marek & the Boss Chops, The Squeaky Cleans, Skull Buggery, Warthög, and The Oompahsters.