Karen began playing the tenor horn at the age of 7 with Knottingley Schools Band, later moving onto baritone which she then played for the next 40yrs before trying her arm on Euphonium!
Her claim to fame is playing in the Championship Section with Wakefield Metropolitan on baritone ! She has also played in numerous winning performances including reaching two National Finals – 2012 with South Milford (2nd Section) and of course 2016 with Lofthouse.
As well as family time her other passion is hockey – still playing with Selby Ladies 25 yrs on.
Position in the band : 2nd Euphonium
Instrument : Geneva
Fav food : Indian / Chinese
Fav drink : a nice bottle of Peroni
Fav non brass band/singer : Adele