Choirs: Women’s Chorus, Ladies First, Decibelles
Karen Roberts is honored to direct the Women’s Chorus. She holds two degrees in voice performance from the University of Michigan and the University of Maryland. Her singing career includes performances with the Detroit, Saginaw, Ann Arbor and Baltimore Symphony Orchestras, and at venues such as Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, Interlochen Center for the Performing Arts, Brevard Music Center, and Ann Arbor’s Festival of New Works. Karen served several years on the faculty of the University of Michigan’s All State Program at Interlochen’s National Music Camp. She also serves as an assistant director of the Adult Choral Camp at Interlochen, led by Dr. Jerry Blackstone (University of Michigan). Karen has a private voice studio in Brighton, Michigan, and has been teaching private voice lessons for over twenty-five years. She is an active soloist in the Metro-Detroit area. Choral conducting has always been a part of Karen’s career. In addition to conducting her church’s children’s choir for several years, Karen conducted the Livingston County Christian Musicians production of Child of the Promise, a musical to benefit Love INC of Livingston County. Last June, Karen accepted the position of Music and Worship Director at First Presbyterian Church in Brighton, MI, and finds great fulfillment in all of her musical endeavors.