Karen received her pianistic training in New York, working with Robert Armstrong from the Julliard School of Music. She has been teaching piano and working as a professional accompanist both in Australia and internationally for over 25 years. With expertise
in building piano technique, Karen is passionate about music and tailors lessons to meet individual students’ needs. Her goal as a teacher is to instill a love for music and help students develop confidence in their playing. She teaches both adults and children
including experienced adults and those returning to piano study. Karen has performed and continues to perform at various concerts as an accompanist and chamber musician. She is also an experienced vocal coach and continues to work with opera singers and university and high school students. She is affiliated with Melbourne University. In Australia, Karen’s students have achieved excellent results in both VCE and AMEB exams.