Charles Overton

Charles Overton, harp (Glen Allen, VA), attended the Berklee College of Music where he was the first harpist to be accepted to Berklee’s Global Jazz Institute. In addition, he has participated in the Pacific Music Festival, Tanglewood Music Center, and the Castleton Festival. As a jazz musician he has played in festivals abroad like the Harpes au Max festival in Ancenis, while locally frequenting jazz series like Jazz at Indian Hill, and Mandorla Music’s Dot Jazz Series. As a classical musician, he appears frequently with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, and has performed with Boston-based ensembles including the Walden Chamber Players and Collage New Music, as well as at the Marlboro Music Festival. Charles now serves on the faculty of the Boston Conservatory at Berklee. Previous Yellow Barn musician (2021)