Karen the Musician

Karen the Musician

Karen originally trained as a violinist at the Royal Academy of Music before spending five years in Boston, USA studying with Yuri Mazurkevich.

She has worked extensively across the classical music business, playing for many orchestras including the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, City of Birmingham Symphony, Royal Ballet Sinfonia, English National Opera and London Mozart Players, Boston Ballet and New York City Ballet.

However, some of her most treasured memories are from her work backing commercial artists such as Sting, Goldfrapp, Take That, Dame Shirley Bassey and Kanye West.


Sting with Karen Anstee
Sting with Karen Anstee on the last day of the Symphonicity tour – Rome

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