Faculty Details

Fuller, Karen

Adjunct Professor of Music

Email

KAREN_FULLER@pba.edu

Phone

(561) 803-2408

Office

College of the Arts

 

Karen Fuller is Principal Flute of the Palm Beach Opera Orchestra, Miami City Ballet’s Opus One Orchestra, The Symphonia Boca Raton and Orchestra Miami. She is also a member of the Atlantic Classical Orchestra and is a founding board member of the Palm Beach Chamber Music Festival, appearing on all six of the Festival’s Chamber Music Palm Beach CDs on the Klavier Music Productions label. During her 23-year tenure as Principal Flute of the Palm Beach Symphony, Ms. Fuller appeared as a concerto soloist 4 times. In addition, she performed frequently with Ballet Florida, the Concert Association of Florida and the Florida Philharmonic Orchestra for over 15 years and was a member of the Naples Philharmonic for 10 years. She has also performed with Florida Grand Opera and the Sarasota Orchestra, and has appeared with the Munich Symphony, the Moscow Chamber Orchestra, New York City Opera, American Ballet Theatre and the Royal Ballet on their US tours. As a fellow with the New World Symphony, she was featured as a concerto soloist and toured South America and Europe, performing at the Teatro Colon in Buenos Aires and the grand opening of the Bastille Opera House in Paris among other important venues. Ms. Fuller began her undergraduate studies at the Cleveland Institute of Music, then completed her bachelor and master of music degrees in flute performance at the Manhattan School of Music in New York City. She is a past first prize winner of the New York Flute Club Competition. She also attended Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, where she was an associate instructor of flute while pursuing a doctoral degree before moving to Miami to join the New World Symphony. She currently serves as Adjunct Instructor of Flute at Palm Beach Atlantic University School of Music and Fine Arts and is a Palm Beach County Schools Artist-in-Residence at Dreyfoos School of the Arts, Bak Middle School of the Arts, The Conservatory School of North Palm Beach and Spanish River High School.

 

Degrees

B.M., M.M., Manhattan School of Music; Additional Studies: Cleveland Institute of Music, Indiana University.

Joined PBA in

2015

Department

Music (UG)