|#||Release title||Total tracks||Type of release is||Imprint date||Label|
|1||Mental Radio: Nine Text-Sound Compositions||9||Audio||1985||Composers Recordings Inc. (CRI)|
|2||Perspectives Of New Music||4||Audio||1988||Perspectives Of New Music|
Born January 19, 1945, in Fresno, California, composer, percussionist, sound poet and radio producer Charles Amirkhanian is a leading practitioner of electroacoustic music and text-sound composition and has been instrumental in the dissemination of contemporary music through his work as Music Director of KPFA/Berkeley from 1969 to 1992. He also directed the Speaking of Music series at the Exploratorium in San Francisco (1983-1992) and was the founding Co-Director (with John Lifton) of the Composer-to-Composer Festival in Telluride, Colorado (1988-1991). From 1993 to 1997 Amirkhanian was Executive Director of the Djerassi Resident Artists Program in Woodside, California. From 1993 he has been Artistic Director of [l=Other Minds]. In May of 1998 Amirkhanian was appointed Executive Director.