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Karen M. Karlsrud

Karen M. Karlsrud is one of New York’s most accomplished professional violinists, having performed and recorded with many classical artists and ensembles including the New York City Ballet,  New York Pops, The Orchestra of St. Luke’s and The American Symphony.  Commercial credits encompass over two hundred major motion picture film scores and recordings, including Oscar, Grammy and Platinum record award-winning works. Ms. Karlsrud was on the faculty of The Brearley School for 15 years. She graduated from Oberlin College with a degree in English and studied violin in the Oberlin Conservatory.