Repertoire Conducted to Date


National Music Festival, USA.

May 28th-June 15th 2019, Chestertown, Maryland, USA

Assistant conductor to Richard Rosenberg, Mladen Tarbuk and Arthur Barbosa

Pieces performed in Concert as Conductor

1. June 2nd

STRAUSS Pizzicato Polka

STRAUSS Perpetuum Mobile

2. June 3rd

VILLA LOBOS, Bachianas Brasileiras, No. 5
Celine Mogielnicki, soprano 

3. June 4th

MOZART, Concerto for Horn and Orchestra in E-flat, Kv. 495

4. June 11th

REINALDO MOYA, Polythene Sonata Product

5. June 13th

HAYDN, Il Mondo della Luna, Overture (The World on the Moon)

6. June 14th

MENDELSSOHN, Overture to A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Conductor 

Kent State Univeristy Orchestra

Pieces performed in concert

1. November 18th 2018, Opera Scenes


Wright-Curtis Theatre, Center for the Performing Arts, Kent OH, USA.


World Premiere of Scott Little’s Opera, The Story of an Hour

Act III Mozart’s Marriage of Figaro

Extended scene from Beatrice et Benedict

2. December 2nd 2018

Cartwright Hall, Kent, OH. 3.00-4.30pm

Strauss – Wind Serenade in Eb

3. April 13th 2019

Kent State Ballroom, Student Center, Kent, OH, 8pm

Beethoven Egmont Overture

RTE National Symphony Orchestra

Debut at the National Concert Hall Dublin, July 11th, 2017. Live broadcast on Lyric FM.

DELIUS  Summer Evening

MENDELSSOHN  A Midsummer Night’s Dream Overture

GERMAN  Henry VIII: Three Dances

WAGNER  Prelude to Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg

Lambay Sinfonia, formally Avillle Sinfonia

1. Concert September 2016 

  • Mozart Symphony no. 39
  • Mendelssohn Hebrides Overture

2. Concert January 2017

  • Haydn Symphony 85
  • Beethoven Coriolan Overture

3. Concert May 2017

  • Haydn Symphony 85
  • Beethoven Coriolan Overture
  • Mozart Flute Concerto in G Major

4. Concert May 2018

  • Prokofiev Classical Symphony
  • Vaughan Williams Oboe Concerto

Play for Pleasure and Studio Symphony Orchestra, Belfast 

1.August 2016

  • Cesar Franck Symphony in D Minor

2. August 2017

  • Smetana Ma Vlast, I, II.

Humanitarian Symphony Orchestra Dublin

1.  Concert April 2016 Christchurch Cathedral

  • Greig Holberg Suite
  • Mozart Symphony no. 40
  • Gounod Petite Symphonie

2.  Concert June 2016 National Concert Hall

  • Seán O’ Riada Mise Eire Suite
  • Fleischmann Irish Songs for Orchestra and Audience Choir
  • A.J. Potter Finnegan’s Wake

Dublin Orchestral Players

 1.  Concert December 2015 St. Barthmolomews Church, Dublin.

  • Mozart Flute Concerto in D Major
  • Mendelssohn Symphony NO. 4 ‘Italian’
  • Christmas Carols for Choir and Orchestra

2.  Concert November 26th 2016  – Kings Inns

  • Beethoven Symphony No. 7
  • Mozart Horn Concert No. 4
  • Sean O’Riada Mise Eire Suite

3. Concert May 2018

  • Haydn Armida Overture
  • Mozart La Clemenza di Tito
  • Mozart Magic Flute overture
  • Beethoven Symphony No. 2

Long Ashton Orchestra Bristol, UK.

Concert September 2015 Bristol, UK.

  • Mozart La Clemenza di Tito Overture
  • Haydn Symphony no. 101: ‘The Clock’, 2nd mvt.
  • Mozart Horn Concerto no. 3, 1st mvt.
  • Mendelssohn Hebrides Overture
  • Beethoven Creatures of PrometheusOverture
  • Beethoven Symphony no. 5,1st mvt.
  • Beethoven Symphony no. 6, 1st mvt.
  • Grieg Peer Gynt, ‘Morning Mood’
  • Grieg Peer Gynt, ‘In the Hall of the Mountain King’
  • Bizet Carmen Suite no. 1

RTE Concert Orchestra, Dublin

April 2014 Finalist for the Feis Ceoil Inaugural Conducting Competition, RTE Radio Centre, Studio 1

  • Mozart Symphony No. 36 – 1st Mvt
  • Beethoven Symphony No. 1 – 1st Mvt.

Dublin Symphony Orchestra Dublin

1. Concert December 2013 St. Bartholomew’s Church

  • Haydn Trumpet Concerto
  • Wagner Siegfried Idyll
  • Strauss Emperor Waltzes
  • Sibelius Finlandia

2. Concert June 2014 St. Bartholomew’s Church

  • Schubert Rosamunde Overture
  • Mozart Horn Concerto No. 2
  • Seán O’ Riada Seoladh na nGamhna
  • Mendelssohn Symphony No. 3 ‘Scottish’

3. Concert December 2014, St. Bartholomew’s Church

  • Wagner Meistersinger Overture
  • Cesar Franck Symphony in D Minor
  • Wagner O Du, Mein Holder Abenstern from Tannhäuser
  • Donizetti Bella Siccome un Angelo from Don Pasquale
  • Mozart Se Voul Ballare from The of Marriage of Figaro
  • Mozart Ein Mädchen Oder Weibchen from the Magic Flute
  • Verdi Per Me Guinto from Don Carlo
  • Handel Ombra Mai Fu from Serses
  • Bizet March of the Torreador and Chorus from Carmen

Co-Orch Dublin

1.  Concert November 2013

  • Sibelius Swan of Tounela

2.  Concert April 2014

  •  Avro Part Fratres for Wind Quintet

Trinity Orchestra Dublin

Concert March 2013 Christchurch Cathedral

  • Grieg Piano Concerto
  • Faure Pavane
  • Mussorgsky Pictures at an Exhibition

Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, New York

July 2013 Course Participant at Summer Conducting Institute

  • Beethoven Symphony No. 1 – 1st Mvt.


Conductor in Training and Assistant Conductor to Mark Hindley and the RTE Philharmonic Choir 2016/2017.

Karen has assisted and conducted the following rep in rehearsals for Friday night concerts with the RTE National Symphony Orchestra at the National Concert Hall:

Dec 2016 – Handel Messiah

Feb 2017 – Bruckner Te Deum, Barry Humiliated and Insulted

April 2017 -Bach St. Matthew Passion

May 2017 – Elgar Dream of Gerontius

Oct 2017 – Duruflé Requiem, Bernstein Chichester Psalms

Dec 2017 – Mozart Requiem

February 2018 – Recording for Lyric FM: John Taverner Svyati, Bob Chilcott Jingle Bells,

Daryl Runswick She Moved Thru the fair

March 2018 – James McMillan Credo

March 2018 – Bach St. John Passion

May 2018  – Beethoven Symphony 9, Brahms Nänie

Assistant Conductor Engagements


Kent State Univeristy Orchestra

1. October 7th

Cartwright Hall, Kent, OH. 3.00-4.30pm

Assistant Conductor to Dr. Jungho Kim

Dvorak – Cello Concerto

Tchaikovsky – Polonaise and Waltz from Eugene Onegin

Grieg – Peer Gynt Suite No. 1

2. November 4th

Cartwright Hall, Kent, OH. 3.00-4.30pm

Assistant Conductor to Dr. Jungho Kim

Dvorak  – Slavonic DanceNo1, Op46 & No. 2, Op72

Hummel – Trumpet Concerto, 1st mvt. with guest soloist Professor Mike Chunn

Copland – A Quiet City with guest soloist Professor Mike Chunn

Schumann – Symphony 4

3. December 2nd 

Cartwright Hall, Kent, OH. 3.00-4.30pm

Assistant Conductor to Dr. Jungho Kim

Britten – Simple Symphony

Strauss – Wind Serenade in Eb (Conducting in concert)

Elgar  – Introduction and Allegro

Mozart  – Symphony 41


4. February 17th

Cartwright Hall, Kent, OH. 3.00-4.30pm

Ravel – Piano Concerto in G Major

Glinka – Ruslan and Lyudmila Overture

Mozart – Exsultate Jubilate

Bizet – Carmen Suite No. 1

Rimsky-Korsakov – Capriccio Espagnol

4. April 13th

Kent State Ballroom, Student Center, KSU, Kent, OH, USA, 8pm

Tchaikovsky – Polonaise from Eugene Onegin, Op. 24

Mozart – Marriage of Figaro Overture

Strauss – Radetzky March

Prokofiev – Suite No. 2, Romeo and Juliet, Montauges and Capulets

Brahms – Academic Festive Overture

5. May 5th

Cartwright Hall, Kent, OH. 3.00-4.30pm

Wagner – Flying Dutchman Overture

Lauridsen – Lux Aeterna

Schubert – Mass in G

Mussorgsky, Orch Ravel – Pictures at an Exhibition, Baba Yaga and Great Gate of Kiev