Karen is an attorney and violinist. Her music career began 50 years ago with Albuquerque Youth Symphony. During college she studied with Leonard Felberg and played with the UNM Orchestra and the New Mexico Symphony Orchestra. She moved to California in ’74 and joined Ventura Symphony in ’76. During her first year of law school in ’86, she established Fiori Musicali, an organization that provides chamber music for weddings and special events. She has played in countless venues in Ventura County. She joined CHICO in 2005, and one year later, she performed the solo violin part for “Winter” from Vivaldi’s Four Seasons.
Jim Wimmer made Karen’s violin in 2012.