Karen Griffin holds a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Toledo and a Master of Music degree from the University of Louisville, where she studied with Artist-in-Residence, Lee Luvisi.
Mrs. Griffin currently teaches collegiate piano and class piano at the University of Louisville, as well as Suzuki and traditional piano in the UofL Community Music Program.
Mrs. Griffin was the chairman of the Louisville Piano Guild for 25 years, from 1982 until 2007. She continues to remain active as a Guild Judge. Guild tours have included Evansville, Indiana; Cincinnati, Ohio; as well as Ashland, Lexington and Radcliff, Kentucky. Other judging engagements have included KMTA, GLMTA, K.E.Y.S., and the Louisville Area Federation of Music Clubs in Bardstown, Kentucky.
Karen has a deep interest in and dedication to Early Music. She has performed as a singer, on recorder and on harpsichord with the UofL Early Music Ensemble. She has studied the harpsichord with Dr. Doris Lora, Dr. George Lucktenburg, and Dr. Jack Ashworth.