Guest Artists

Karen Linkletter, Cellist

Karen Linkletter, Cellist

Karen Linkletter is a graduate of U.C. Berkeley and studied with Margaret Rowell and Gabor Rejto.  She performs regularly in Southern California as a freelance musician. Dr. Linkletter has performed with numerous chamber groups and symphony orchestras, including many concert tours in Asia and Europe.  She has played with the Long Beach Ballet, Pacific Symphony, Millennial Choir and Orchestra, Berkeley Symphony, Laguna Playhouse, South Coast Symphony, and other regional ensembles. Dr. Linkletter has been a guest lecturer and solo performer at Tamagawa University in Tokyo and other venues where she has combined her knowledge of history and music. She has a studio of private students and coaches several chamber ensembles and high school groups.  Dr. Linkletter has a PhD in History from Claremont Graduate University, and teaches American Studies at Cal State University, Fullerton. She is an avid horseback rider and enjoys time with her horses, Spencer and Chance.