Charis Charalambous was born in Larnaca. His musical education began at a very young age when he joined the EPA Wind Band in 1973. His teacher was the current conductor of the Larnaca Municipal Wind Orchestra, Andreas Andreou, who continues to be his mentor until present.
After having been in the EPA Wind Band for a number of years he became a member of the 'Larnaca Music Club'. His has been a founding member of the Larnaca Municipal Wind Orchestra since 1988 having performed both as a band member and as a soloist in variety of concerts in a number of countries.
Since early 2010, Charis and Nikos have created the saxophone duet 'The 2 Altos', which caters quality saxophone music for events such as weddings, christenings, private parties etc.