Charles Law is the Director of the Arts Center of the Grand Prairie in Stuttgart Arkansas where he directs all artistic and educational programs. Under Mr. Law’s direction the center has focused on projects serving youth that combine the entire community thru after school and summer programming. His direction at the center has sponsored a community choir, week end classes in a wide variety of art mediums, a high school brass ensemble and currently is overseeing a three year project he wrote for youth entitled the Grand Prairie Arts Initiative. This program is sponsored thru the Department of Juvenile Justice, Washington D.C. He is also the Director and Producer of the Grand Prairie Festival of the Arts.
In addition to his position at the Art Center, he is also the Director of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Trojan Band and founded the UALR Percussion Ensemble in 1989. Mr. Law recently retired as Principal Percussionist with the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra for 16 seasons to pursue chamber and solo interests and spend more time with his family. Charles Law has studied percussion with principal players in the Chicago and St. Louis Symphony and spent four years working with members of the National Symphony Orchestra of Washington D.C. Mr. Law was a conducting student of Keith House and has studied additionally with Robert Henderson and Dale Lonis.