Born in Vienna

Studies & Diploma

Studies and diploma at the Academy of Music and Arts, Vienna (Prof. W. Schulz) and at the Academy of Music Freiburg, Germany (Prof. R. Aitken)

Master Classes & Competitions

Master classes with Peter Lukas Graf and Robert Aitken
Winner of the competitions Jugend musiziert, Musica Juventutis, Forum junger Künstler, Talentinum and Live Music Now (Yehudi Menuhin Foundation)

Solo Concerts

Solo concerts with the Vienna Chamber Orchestra, Vienna Mozart Orchestra, Philharmonic Orchestra Hradec Kralove, Bohuslav Martinu Philharmonic Orchestra, Orchestre Filharmonique de Besancon, London Gala Orchestra, Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra, Capella Istropolitana, Rousse Philharmonic Orchestra, Lublin Philharmonic Orchestra, Slovak Radio Orchestra, Bratislava Symphony Orchestra and Thames Chamber Orchestra.

Chambermusic

Chamber music recitals in the main concert halls in Austria (Konzerthaus, Musikverein Golden Hall, Brucknerhaus Linz, Carinthian Summer Festival,…), Germany, Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary (Szeged Intern. Music Festival, …), England (London Chamber Music Festival, …), Ireland (Festival Music in Great Irish Houses,….), Iran (National Concert Hall, Int. Fajdr-Music Festival,…), USA, South Africa, Holland, Switzerland, France and Italy, Concerts on the Hapag Lloyd cruise yacht MS Europa, Nepal and India.

Tutor

Tutor at the Sandor Vegh Symposium for woodwinds, and chamber music workshops in Ireland, Northern Ireland, China, Iran and South Africa. Tutor at the Hugo Lambrecht Music Centre Cape Town, DIT College Dundalk, Ireland, Art University Tehran and Shiraz, SACS College Cape Town, Lord Yehudi Menuhin Foundation Cape Town tutoring underpriviledged children in townships in South Africa, Coaching of the Iranian Youth Orchestra, Teaching at the Conservatoire New Delhi,Tutor at the Fajdr Festival Tehran, Conservatoire Tehran, Tutor at the Cross Communication Project Northern Ireland for Protestants and Catholics, Tutor at the Sandor Végh Symposium Upper Austria, Tutor at Kerry School of Music.
Guest Tutor at the University Melbourne, Australia.

Vienna State Opera & Burgtheater & Vereinigte Bühnen Vienna Musicals

Contract for the Stage Orchestra in the Vienna State Opera

Contract for the Burgtheater Vienna (orchestra), later productions like „Wilhelm Tell“, „Einen Jux will er sich machen“, „Orpheus in der Unterwelt“, „Cyrano de Bergerac“ (C.M. Brandauer)

Vereinigte Bühnen Vienna Musicals

Principal Flute and Principal Piccolo in the

Compositions

Karin has composed 4 new inspirational albums for flute, harp and orchestra and performs on a wooden flute, piccolo, Irish tinwhistle and Native American flute. She also uses celtic instruments (e.g. uillean pipes) and tribal instruments (e.g. didgeridoo):

Earthmagic, Seamagic, Skymagic, Firemagic

CD Recordings

“Impressions” (Flute & Guitar)
“Soul Alignment” (Improvisations flute & synthesizer) New with KOPP VERLAG in 432 Hertz

“The Gardens of Birr Castle Demesne” (flute & harp)

“Music of Great Irish Houses” (flute & harp)
“Castle Music” (flute & harp)
“Earthmagic” (flute, harp, orchestra)

“Seamagic” (flute, harp, orchestra)

“Skymagic” (flute, harp, orchestra)

“Firemagic” (flute, harp, orchestra)

“Christmas Magic” (flute, jazz piano)

“Heart Alignment” (flute & synthesizer) 432 Hertz, with KOPP Verlag

“Paradise Alignment” (flute & synthesizer), 432 Hertz with KOPP VERLAG

“Music of Irish Drawing Rooms” (flute, harp, voice) available February 2019

TV & Radio

TV-recordings and Radio broadcastings in Austria (Ö 1) , France, Hungary, Ireland (Lyric Fm, Midland Radio 3, Highland Radio,…), Northern Ireland (BBC 1), South Africa, Australia and Czech Republic
Karin is the Artistic Director of the Vienna Film Orchestra

Other Highlights

Karin played “Titanic” (Flute & Irish Tinwhistle) at the Vienna Filmball 2010 for Kevin Spacey, Maximilian Schell and Christoph Waltz.
Karin was awarded a Composition Prize of the City of Vienna in 2010 and was Artist & Composer in Residence in Tehran, Iran in 2012.

Principal Flute at the Best of John Williams Gala in the Vienna Konzerthaus, with Christian Kolonovits

She also received a United Nations Award for performances in Nepal during the Civil War.