Dr. Charles Laux is the orchestra director at Alpharetta High School in Alpharetta, Georgia. He also serves as an Essential Elements contributing editor for the Hal Leonard Corporation. Formerly he was Assistant Professor of String Music Education at Kennesaw State University.
Dr. Laux holds degrees in music education from Ohio University, the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and a Ph.D. from The Ohio State University. For the last 20 years he has served in many different capacities including serving as a college music education professor in Georgia and as a public school orchestra director in Nevada, Florida, and Ohio. Dr. Laux remains in frequent demand as an orchestra conductor, clinician, presenter, and adjudicator across the nation.