Karen Dekker


Dutch violinist Karen Dekker grew up surrounded by music. Dedicated to all performance practices that music might call for, she performs regularly as a soloist, orchestral player and chamber musician with various ensembles on both baroque and modern violin throughout the United States and Europe. Karen regularly performs with ensembles such as New York Baroque Incorporated, Orchestra of Saint Luke’s, Les Arts Florissants, American Classical Orchestra, The Knights, Händel and Haydn Society, Carmel Bach Festival Orchestra and several other ensembles. She holds degrees from Sweelinck Conservatory in Amsterdam, Manhattan School of Music and The Juilliard School. She is based in the Philadelphia area.