Charles Weaver teaches historical plucked instruments, Baroque music theory, and improvisation at Juilliard. He is also a visiting artist at Case Western Reserve University and has served as adjunct faculty at the CUNY Graduate Center, Baruch College, Brooklyn College, Queens College, and St. Joseph’s Seminary and College. He has been assistant conductor for Juilliard Opera and has participated in opera productions at the University of Maryland, the Cleveland Institute of Music, Princeton University, Yale University, and the Boston Early Music Festival. As a continuo player, he has performed with the Orchestra of St. Luke's, the New York Philharmonic, the Philadelphia Orchestra, the Minnesota Orchestra, and the Virginia Symphony. In addition to being a regular member of the ensemble Quicksilver, his chamber-music projects have included engagements with Piffaro, Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, the Folger Consort, Apollo's Fire, Blue Heron, the Newberry Consort, and Musica Pacifica. He is organist and choirmaster at St. Mary's Church in Norwalk, Connecticut, where he specializes in the liturgical performance of medieval and renaissance music. He holds a BM in Lute Performance from Queens College, City University of New York (CUNY) and an MA in Music Theory and Analysis from the CUNY Graduate Center. He is currently pursuing a PhD in music theory at CUNY, with a research focus on the rhythmic interpretation of plainchant.