Karen Parks is a Billboard chart-topper, Fulbright Scholar and Olivier Award nominee. A world-renowned soprano, she continues to perform both nationally and internationally.
Karen is the President, CEO and Director of Stagebound, Inc.—which presents vocal intensives and professional performances in New York City. She also maintains a private voice studio with instruction offered in all genres of music, including private Skype/FaceTime lessons and group master classes.
Karen will join the Thornton School of Music at the University of Southern California as an Associate Professor in Fall 2019. She currently serves on the faculty of the Tisch School of the Arts at NYU.
This website serves as a calling card for new students and collaborators.
Karen Parks recently performed in Wadada Leo Smith’s Rosa Parks: Pure Love, An Oratorio of Seven Songs. Learn more.
Karen is delighted to expand her studio to offer private voice training, group master classes, and weekend workshops. Learn more about Karen’s studio.
Karen is the vocal consultant on Rent at the New Studio on Broadway—the 20th Anniversary of show and 50th Anniversary of Tisch. Click here for tickets.
Karen is teaching at the New Studio on Broadway's Summer Intensive, an accredited program for college students. Details here.
Karen is the voice coach on Dream, a new musical workshop by Michael McElroy, Julianne Wick Davis and Ian Belknap. Stay tuned for details!
Karen returns to the prestigious YoungArts competition in Miami as a panelist on Classical Voice. Learn more here.
Karen is delighted to join the Voice Faculty at the New Studio on Broadway, part of New York University's Tisch School of Drama. Learn more here.
Molly Jobe is currently touring with Newsies as the Katherine understudy, a role which she played on Broadway.
Keziah John-Paul is currently performing as Nabalungi in The Book of Mormon (Broadway and National Tour).
Thus far from her college auditions, Meg Spearman has received over 100K in talent-based scholarship money! Final choice TBD.