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Collins, Charles

He is a composer and arranger based in Saint Louis, Missouri. His wide range of music includes world music, blues and many works for children’s choirs such as the Saint Louis Children’s Choirs and the Saint Louis Chamber Chorus .

His arrangements and works include The Four Seasons, Mary Had a Little Blues, The Chatter of Angels, The Star and his composition Missa St. Louis was recorded by the Saint Louis Chamber Chorus on their CD Singing St. Louis. He has also been listed on the liner notes of A Spanish Christmas as a bass singer with the Saint Louis Chamber Chorus .

He has been on the faculty of CME Institute for Choral Teacher Education as composer-in-residence and as a teacher given private tuition in piano and held the position of Director of Music for the St. Paul University Children’s Chorus.

Saint Louis Chamber Chorus Recordings
The Angel Gabriel (Traditional Basque/Sabine-Baring Gould )
SLCC 04 (CD – St Louis Chamber Orchestra – A Spanish Christmas)
Arranger: Edgar Pettman
ConductorPhilip Barnes

Here is the St. Louis Chamber Chorus performing The Water of Tyne…


  8. CD Liner Notes: A Spanish Christmas