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charles bernsteinWelcome to my website!

We updated much of the site, but still maintained the original look.

There is now a VIDEOS page where you can watch full videos of scenes with my music, including Main Title sequences from Cujo and A Nightmare on Elm Street, and some recent concert footage and interviews.

I hope this site will be informative and useful for you in exploring my work.

Thanks for visiting!


Books by Charles Bernstein

CD covers with music by Charles Bernstein

More CD Covers with music by Charles Bernstein.

April 2020

Director Jordan Peele ("Get Out," "Us") says that Charles Bernstein's music for A Nightmare on Elm Street is his favorite horror score. WATCH JORDAN HERE.

April 2020


April 2020

Charles is currently writing music for Oscar-winning director, Terry Sanders' feature documentary "9th Circuit Cowboy," the life story of legendary Los Angeles Federal judge Harry Pragerson, a former Marine and "tough-guy" advocate for social justice.

Charles is also scoring a beautiful Madrid-based feature documentary for filmmakers Alvaro Porras and Gonzalo Fernandez de Córdoba about the world of art. It features amazing interviews with the greatest of living artists like David Hockney, Chuck Close, and dozens of others.

Also, currently in pre-production on two feature films, and composing orchestral concert suits for his film scores to The Entity and Wes Craven's Deadly Friend.

Here are two musical prayers for these times:
GLORIA  and AGNUS DEI from Charles Bernstein’s world-beat "MASS: Voices of the World."

March 2018

Watch Clip of Charles introducing fellow composer Michael Abels at Disney Concert Hall LA Phil film music concert.

April 2017

Charles Bernstein has completed music on Oscar-winning director Terry Sanders indie feature, “Liza, Liza, Skies are Grey.” Over the past months Charles has also recorded music for various commercial projects and companies, including Samsung’s launch of their G5 series.