Charles Vaughn has been refining his skills on the guitar for over fifty years, and now divides his time between teaching and performing. Charles was voted “most talented” by his high school senior class. He holds a Bachelor of Creative Arts “Performance” degree in music from The University of North Carolina at Charlotte where he graduated Summa Cum Laude, and where he has served as Lecturer of Music in Guitar since 1982. He also served on the adjunct music faculty of Winthrop University in Rock Hill, South Carolina for ten years, and was a member of the adjunct faculty of Central Piedmont Community College in Charlotte for twenty-five years. Mr. Vaughn is currently Lecturer of Music in Guitar at UNC-Charlotte, and Director of the UNC-Charlotte Guitar Ensemble.
Charles Vaughn is also an alumnus of The University of North Carolina School of the Arts, where he studied with the illustrious Maestro Jesus Silva, and he has participated in the master classes of an impressive array of world-renowned classical guitarists, including the legendary Andres Segovia, Pepe Romero, Christopher Parkening, David Russell, Frederick Hand (“Cramer vs. Cramer”), and Manuel Lopez Ramos.