Karen  Reeves

Children’s Chorus Director (United States)

HGO Appearances: Otello. Previously: La bohème (2012, 2008, 2002); Dead Man Walking (2011); Tosca (2010); A Midsummer Night's Dream (2009, 1993); Hansel and Gretel (2007, 2006, 1997); Carmen (2014, 2006, 2000); The Little Prince (2004, 2003); and many others. Member of the Houston Grand Opera Chorus for thirteen seasons. Creator and director of the High School Voice Studio.

About the Artist: Native Texan Karen Reeves has prepared the Houston Grand Opera Children's Chorus and child soloists since 1991. She received her bachelor of music degree from Southwestern University and her master of music degree from Rice University. She taught on the voice faculty at Houston Baptist University, and for more than twenty years she taught in the voice department of Houston's High School for the Performing and Visual Arts as an artist consultant. She has served as a grant evaluator for the Texas Commission on the Arts music and opera advisory panel. She is the administrator for the opera program of the Shepherd School of Music at Rice University.