Ms. Asia Charles began the violin at age four at the Brooklyn Conservatory of music studying with Mathew Reichert; she continued the Suzuki program in Georgia studying with Keiko Furness. She won the Bach and GCSU competition, while also being a member of the Gwinnett honor orchestra. Asia then continued her studies with master teacher Sonja Foster, where she went on to get her undergrad in music education from UNT. During this time she was a part of the GMEA Allstate orchestra, Governor's Honor program, Emory Youth Symphony, and performed as a soloist and chamber musician in many events.
Sonja Foster’s impact on her violin studies led her to graduate with a degree in Music education. Asia is currently working on her masters in Music education to further her love in music. She has been a member of several orchestras such as the Monroe symphony, Sherman symphony, and UNT symphony orchestra. Asia is currently an assistant orchestra director in Highland Park and is continuing to share her love for music with her students. She enjoys reading, binge watching TV shows, and working out.
Ms. Charles currently serves as a violin faculty member at Prime Music Institute.