Karen Boe, a Minnesota native, was a Willim Petschek scholarship student and teaching fellow in piano at the Juilliard School, where she received the Master and Bachelor of Music degrees. While completing the doctoral degree at University of Wisconsin-Madison under Howard Karp, she also served as a member of the piano faculty. Previous teachers include William Masselos, Leonard Shure, Sophia Rosoff, and Aube Tzerko. Ms. Boe has performed extensively, including solo and collaborative concerts in Alice Tully Hall, the Museum of Modern Art, and the Juilliard Theatre in New York, the Villa Terrace Museum in Milwaukee, guest recitals at Northwestern University, Luther College, Illinois Wesleyan College, and Oberlin College, and numerous concerts in Spain and France. She teaches studio piano, piano pedagogy, and worlds arts at the University of Wisconsin – Whitewater.