The Kennedy Center
Charles Nilles

Charles Nilles

Bassist Charlie Nilles hails from Chicago. He received his Bachelors and Masters degrees from Rice University. His past teachers include Paul Ellison, David Moore, Chris Hanulik, Rob Kassinger, Virginia Dixon, and Tanya Carey. In addition to performing with many of the nations top orchestras, Charlie has held titled positions at the Aspen Music Festival and the Schleswig Holstein Musik Festival.

Outside of classical music, Charlie has recorded, toured, and/or performed with with Marc Colby, Terrell Stafford, Victor Goines, Larry Corryell, Ruben Alverez, Michael Bolton, Jerry Streinhilber, Trey Anastasio, Cynthia Clawson, and others.

Contact Information

  • National Symphony Orchestra
    John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
    2700 F Street, NW
    Washington, DC 20566
    Phone: 202-416-8100
    Fax: 202-416-8105

    Mailing Address:
    P.O. Box 101510
    Arlington, VA 22210