Charlie Goodman is a tuba performer and educator who has recently been appointed Visiting Assistant Professor at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He previously held teaching positions at Valdosta State University and Southeastern Louisiana University. He holds degrees from the University Colorado Boulder, the University of Georgia, and Western Michigan University. His primary teachers include Michael Dunn, David Zerkel, Deanna Swoboda, Fritz Kaenzig, and Robert Whaley.
As a performer, Dr. Goodman holds the principal tuba chair of Sinfonia Gulf Coast, based in Destin, Florida, and has previously held similar positions in the Valdosta and Albany (GA) Symphony Orchestras. He has also performed with the Colorado Symphony, Ann Arbor Symphony, Orquesta Filharmonica de Jalisco, the Round Top Festival Orchestra, and the New World Symphony.