Charles Rose is a composer, writer and sound engineer born and raised in Portland, Oregon. He graduated from Portland State University with a degree in Sonic Arts and Music Production in 2019. His piano trio Contradanza was the 2018 winner of the Chamber Music Northwest’s Young Composers Competition. In addition to composing, he is a sound engineer for chamber music group Fear No Music and is Lead Editor of the Portland State music journal Subito. You can find his writing at Oregon ArtsWatch.