Karen E. Moorman

Karen E. Moorman

Karen E. Moorman earned a BA in music from UNC-CH and a MA in Liberal Studies from NCSU and has served as a lecturer in the Arts Studies Program at NCSU. Her academic treatises include: The Recitatives of the Late Beethoven String Quartets; Amy Beach: An American Composer; and Chaos Theory and Experimental Music: The Intersection of Two Avante-Gardes. With an interest toward educating young listeners, Moorman planned, coached students, and hosted Arts Now for Kids as part of the 2004 Arts Now Series directed by Dr. Rodney Waschka II at NC State University. She is a NEA Fellow (2008) of the Columbia University Arts Journalism Institute for Music and Opera.

Now a retired music teacher, Moorman is spending more time in the garden, reading and with great joy, grand parenting.

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Articles by Karen E. Moorman:

Result Count: 152 (viewing articles 1 through 25)

David Heid's Classy Ladies Honors the Music of Twentieth-Century Women

Broadcast/Telecast/Webcast, Music Media Review by Karen E. Moorman,  June 16, 2022

Frederic Hand's Across Time Will Sweep You Away

Music Media Review by Karen E. Moorman,  May 15, 2022

CONTRA-TIEMPO Brings Joy to a Young Audience With JoyUS JustUS

Broadcast/Telecast/Webcast, Dance, Dance-Theatre Review by Karen E. Moorman,  February 23, 2022

Vihuela! A Musical Offering from Pan Harmonia and the Asheville Baroque Concerts

Chamber Music, Music Review by Karen E. Moorman,  December 5, 2021

Unsnared Drum by Michael Compitello Inspired and Compelling

Percussion Ensemble Media Review by Karen E. Moorman,  September 6, 2021

Greg Cox and Friends: Crossing Boundaries

Crossover, Hip-hop, R&B Review by Karen E. Moorman,  May 26, 2021

Chamber Opera dwb (driving while black): A Trip You Will Remember

Contemporary Music, Opera Media Review by Karen E. Moorman,  May 1, 2021

Catchfire Collective Presents Falling Up: The World Upside Down

Chamber Music Review by Karen E. Moorman,  December 12, 2020

New Recording Features Composers from Chile: Mobili

Chamber Music Media Review by Karen E. Moorman,  October 15, 2020

Living Composers Bring Relevance to Their Music

Contemporary Music, Music Media Review by Karen E. Moorman,  June 15, 2020

Listening to the Music in My Backyard: Thoughts While Sequestered at Home

Music Feature by Karen E. Moorman,  April 23, 2020

The Ron Miles Quintet Presents I Am a Man at Duke University

Jazz Review by Karen E. Moorman,  February 1, 2019

Raimi and Friends Light Up a Bleak Winter Night

Chamber Music Review by Karen E. Moorman,  January 12, 2019

ADF Musicians Take Center Stage

Dance Review by Karen E. Moorman,  July 3, 2016

Leyla McCalla Trio Plays from New Album at Duke Gardens

Folk Music Review by Karen E. Moorman,  June 8, 2016