Services

The professional services offered by Léon Charles are detailed in the categories below, or for further information please contact him direct to discuss any specific requirements or enquiries.

Pianist / Keyboardist

Léon is highly experienced and versatile as a Pianist or Keyboardist for any event, including lounge music, cabaret set, in concert & pit work to name but a few. He works extensively in London's West End, on tour and abroad, either as a soloist or ensemble player for both small & large-scale in all genres & styles.

Private & Corporate enquiries welcome.

Organist

Léon has held positions as an Organist at Canterbury Cathedral, St John's College Cambridge, Westminster Abbey & St Pancras Church. He works extensively as a recitalist both in the UK and abroad, and in concert both choral & orchestral. He is highly experienced with recording and live broadcast work as a liturgical musician, and has many years experience of church service work across the country.

Weddings & Funeral enquiries welcome.

Accompanist

Léon is equally at home either as an Organ or Piano Accompanist. He has a wealth of experience and repertoire familiarity of classical, jazz, rock & musical theatre accompaniment with both singers and instrumentalists in all settings and venues, both in the UK and abroad. He is also highly active as a rehearsal & audition pianist.

Audition preparation & coaching enquiries welcome.

Composer / Songwriter / Orchestrator / Arranger

Léon is highly sought-after for his composition & arranging work for concert, stage, radio & screen, including jingles, shorts, underscoring, film scoring, solo, chamber & orchestral in all genres. His work as an orchestrator and arranger has encompassed all styles and contexts, from full symphonic work to tailored piano accompaniment - he is particularly in demand for transcription of any size, reductions/expansions of existing arrangements and copyist/music preparation work.

With nearly twenty years experience of Sibelius notation software, enquiries for custom piano arrangements and/or transpositions for singers/instrumentalists audition pieces are welcome.

Musical Director / Conductor / Vocal Coach

Léon has had experience all his life of collaborative work as a Conductor, Musical Director & Vocal Coach, having worked with children and adults of all ages and abilities, from novice amateur to experienced professional. This has included (both individually and in ensembles of all sizes) youth projects, cathedral & church choristers, amateur & professional adult/youth choruses and amateur & professional actors/actresses for both stage & screen. He is passionately committed to the highest level of cooperative, patient and appropriate encouragement, support and guidance in this field, whatever the context.