Washington CityPaper


"The best way to surround yourself in Charlene's shimmering piano magic is to get a copy of her CD, Flickering Images.  A piano prodigy since the age of 11, Charlene finds inspiration in the written work of Dickens, Melville, and Keats, among others, which she translates into haunting, evocative melodies and meditations. Ahhhh... " 
— 
"Pop Quiz," an interview with Washington CityPaper

Washington Post

On Life of Galileo:

"Charlene Lockwood has composed a delicate, haunting score."

— Lloyd Rose, The Washington Post

The Washington CityPaper

....more Life of Galileo


"...the comforting sound of chant gives way to a hollow spacey minor melody, and by the time that ruthlessly political cardinal poses his contemptuous question, the aptness of Charlene Lockwood and Bill Hanff's musical metaphor becomes clear." 
— Trey Graham, The Washington City Paper

Arlington Journal

"Charlene Lockwood found a way to have her music sound like it might be authentic early 17th-century material while fitting the distinctly 20th-century requirements of the piece."

— Brad Hathaway, The Arlington Journal