Originally from Ireland, Charlie McCarthy is a Hobart based violinist/fiddler who has performed with pit orchestras, chamber groups, jazz combo's, movie soundtracks and everything in between. Currently Coordinator of Strings at St Michaels’ Collegiate where he oversees a comprehensive string program, Charlie is also an active performer on the local and national scene. As an artist constantly refining his own pedagogical philosophy, students benefit from his genuine love of music and his ability to kindle artistry as well as sequencing practical technique. Most of all, Charlie just loves playing the violin and having a great time sharing music with others.