Karl Kramer

Karl K.

New York, NY
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About

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Karl delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 5+ and special needs

Teaching since:
August 1994

Professional internationally touring musician for 20+ years, Classical, Broadway, Experimental, Early music. Bachelor of Music; Norwegian State Academy, Master's of Music; Mannes College of Music, Doctor of Musical Arts; Stony Brook University (expected completion Spring 2015). Faculty positions held at Rowan University, NJ, University of Tennessee, TN, University of Akron, OH, International Festival Institute, TX, Siena Summer Music, Siena, Italy

Experience

Faculty member
Aug 2009 - Present
Siena Summer Music, Italy

Coach chamber music, conduct chamber orchestra

hornist
Jan 2006 - Present
Dorian wind quintet

International touring chamber group

hornist
Jan 2002 - Present
Jupiter chamber players

International touring chamber group

Faculty member
Jun 2009 - Jun 2015
International Festival Institute, Round Top

Teach applied horn, lead sectionals, coach chamber music

Lecturer of Horn
Aug 2013 - May 2014
University of Akron

Teaching applied horn, horn ensemble

Lecturer of Horn
Aug 2011 - Jul 2013
University of Tennessee

Teaching applied horn, horn ensemble, brass ensemble

Adjunct Professor of Horn
Jan 2005 - May 2012
Rowan University

Teaching applied Horn, horn ensemble and methods.

hornist
Aug 1996 - Jan 1997
Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra

Internationally renowned orchestra

principal horn
Aug 1994 - Jul 1996
Esbjerg Ensemble, Denmark

International touring chamber group - also orchestra and teaching/coaching at Vestjysk Music Conservatory

Education

DMA
Aug 2013 - Dec 2015
Stony Brook University
Master of Music
Jan 1997 - May 1998
Mannes College of Music
Bachelor of Music
Aug 1989 - May 1994
Norwegian State Academy

Languages

English
Fluent / Native Proficiency
German
Professional Proficiency
Norwegian
Fluent / Native Proficiency

Awards

Working grant
Feb 2010
Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance
Cultural Award
Sep 2001
American-Scandinavian Society
Prize-winner
Aug 1999
American Horn Competition
Prize-winner
Aug 1997
American Horn Competition
Prize-winner
Oct 1993
Scandinavian Horn Competition

Photos & Videos

live performance of the notorious Haydn Divertimento a Tre
Photo by Karl K.

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live performance of Sigurd Berge's "Hornlokk"

9 Reviews

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Michael Aug 23, 2017
Bridge · Online

A very helpful session!

Eve Aug 4, 2017
Norwegian · In studio

Excellent Norwegian teacher. I can highly recommend Karl!

Valeria W. Feb 26, 2017
Norwegian · Online

He really caters to your own needs and methods of learning. He is incredibly flexible, thorough, and complete with his lessons. Would totally recommend him if interested in learning Norwegian.

Carl Feb 4, 2017
French Horn · Online

Very enjoyable first online lesson!

Susan Jan 28, 2017
Bridge · In home

Excellent teacher! Karl broke down elements of the game into digestible parts, explained logic and tactics very clearly. Very helpful doing simulation together, so not talking at me as I think some instructors do. Engaging and patient...definitely recommend!

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Joseph Jan 27, 2017
Bridge · Online

Started slowly - but got into the strategy pretty clearly. Made the overall idea clear. Good added info for work toward next lesson.

Martha Nov 6, 2016
Bridge · Online

Karl did an exceptional job explaining the basics in our first lesson. I am looking forward to the others

Cheryl E. Aug 12, 2016
Bridge · Online

Great lesson. Karl is patient and an expert. I enjoyed my lesson immensely.

Mary Jane M. Mar 18, 2016
Bridge · Online

Karl was clear and easy to understand. We are looking forward to the next lesson.

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