Unique and Animated Singer/Songwriter/Actor, ADHD Holistic Voice Coach, Female Musician Academy Songwriters Facilitator, Website Designer, and English Tutor.
Karen Lyu is a sought-after holistic voice coach and an award-winning singer/songwriter/actor. She is an eHow.com voice expert, a certified New Science of Singing Voice Teacher, a member of the Voice and Speech Teachers Association (VASTA), and a member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS). Her fun, compassionate, concise, and results-focused voice trainings for all ages have been offered in the US and South Korea at venues such as West Bank School of Music, Korea Improv Theater, Tennessee Language Center, One World Festival, Doosan Corporation, and online since 1997. In Minneapolis, MN, she was known as Voice Department Head and Executive Director of the legendary West Bank School of Music. Due to her love of jazz, she earned a BSS in Jazz Studies, Vocal Performance from Cornell College in 1993. Karen’s honors include a Minnesota State Arts Board grant, a $10,000 arts patron sponsorship, and a MusiCares/Grammy Foundation grant. She loves exploring new technology, and has 14 years of experience voice coaching online.
Cornell College – BSS Jazz Studies Degree – Mt. Vernon, IA 1993
Hennepin Technical College – Website Design Diploma – Brooklyn Park, MN 2000
ONTESOL.com – 100-hour Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Certificate 2012
Blue Square Toastmasters – Level 1 Speaker Achievement 2019