Karl Kramer

Karl K.

New York, NY

About Karl K.

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Karl teaches: Ages 5 and up
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Teaching since: August 1994
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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

Photos and Videos

live performance of the notorious Haydn Divertimento a Tre


Faculty member
Aug 2009 - Present
Siena Summer Music, Italy

Coach chamber music, conduct chamber orchestra

Jan 2006 - Present
Dorian wind quintet

International touring chamber group

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.

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


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 Spoken

Fluent / Native Proficiency
Professional Proficiency
Fluent / Native Proficiency


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

7 Reviews on Karl K.

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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!
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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