Dr. Karen Click serves as the Assistant Director of Academic Programs and Lecturer in Music at TCU. She is a graduate of Radford University in Radford, Virginia where she earned her Bachelor of Music and Master of Arts degrees, majoring in piano performance, with a secondary area of vocal study. She was the first awarded winner of the freshman music scholarship in 1983, and has participated in Master Classes with Gyorgy Sandor, Enrique Graf and Leon Bates.
Also an accomplished vocalist, Dr. Click has performed as a singer and pianist with choral groups in the Washington DC, Miami, FL and Harrisburg PA areas. In 2012, she accompanied the Wheatland Chorale with their stirring rendition of the Brahms Requiem. The Reading Eagle noted her as a “gifted newcomer”…”who handled the reduction of the score with sensitivity.” In November 2012, she was selected as a Soprano soloist for the Central PA Oratorio Society, under the baton of esteemed choral composer Bob Chilcott.
In 2008, Dr. Click completed the Doctor of Musical Arts degree with academic honors in piano performance from the University of Miami in Coral Gables, FL where she studied with Mr. Tian Ying. She is a member of the College Music Society and the American Choral Directors Association. Prior to her appointment at TCU, she served on the faculties of Messiah College, Lebanon Valley College and as the Artistic Director of the State Street Academy of Music in Harrisburg, PA. You can read and hear more about Dr. Click at www.karenclick.com.
Solo and Collaborative Piano Recitals
Choral Music Concerts – Singing and Accompanying
Soprano Soloist – Central PA Oratorio Society
Pi Kappa Lambda
Academic Award of Merit – The University of Miami
College Music Society