Charles Billington has worked for over thirty years as a therapist and administrator specializing in the areas of disabilities and senior care. He is also a published author and frequently presents on baseball history.  Charles and his wife live in the northern suburbs of Chicago.  They have two adult children, a daughter in the Twin Cities and a son in New York City.

           Charles began piano studies at age seven, with significant recognition of his playing occurring three years later.  He studied piano at North Park Academy, Northwestern, St. Olaf College, and the American Conservatory of Music.  His teachers included Esther Kittlesby, Harold Reever, Gui Mombaerts, Gail Quillman, and Ramon Salvatore.  Charles strives to tailor his recitals to the specific audience and often discusses the compositions so that the listener can gain a deeper understanding of his performance. He is comfortable playing in a variety of circumstances and welcomes your inquiries about how to plan a classical piano recital at your venue. 


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