Karen Kevra

Karen KevraKAREN KEVRA has won attention as one of the country’s outstanding flutists through her distinctive warm and extroverted performances, and has been hailed as “having a musical focus and depth seen in few flutists anywhere.” An engaging and inspiring teacher , Kevra teaches students of all ages and levels from young children through senior citizens. Her prize-winning students have attended many of the nation’s finest music conservatories, and they regularly occupy the top chairs in regional, state and New England performing ensembles.  Kevra’s  recording, Works for Flute and Piano of Louis Moyse, earned a 2003 Grammy nomination and her most recent recording Romantic Music for Flute and Piano, was praised by the Boston Musical Intelligencer for “sublimely satisfying flute-playing”, and by superstar flutist Sir James Galway, who wrote “There are special moments which truly touched me. An outstanding performance.” Kevra has performed throughout the U.S., Canada, and Europe including performances at Carnegie Hall, the French Embassy in Washington D.C., on NPR, and on French National Television, and has frequently shared the stage with violinist Jaime Laredo, the Paris Piano Trio, Borromeo String Quartet, Boston Chamber Music Society, members of the Emerson and Talich String Quartets, and Trey Anastasio of Phish. Kevra is founder and Artistic Director of Capital City Concerts in Montpelier, Vermont. When she’s not playing the flute you can find her at home preparing Middle Eastern feasts or in her garden listening to her beloved Red Sox on the radio. Visit www.karenkevra.com.