FALA Volunteer Corps
After graduating from FALA, Kari attended NAU. Her sophomore year at NAU, she studied abroad in Limerick, Ireland. She returned to NAU and then transferred to Columbia College Chicago to complete her undergraduate studies in Performing Arts Management in 2004. Kari returned to Flagstaff and NAU in fall of 2004 to pursue her Master of Music in Violin Performance and Suzuki Pedagogy. She graduated in 2006 and has remained in Flagstaff, teaching a studio of 40 violin and viola students. She performs with the Flagstaff Symphony and is a member of The Knockabouts. She also runs two companies, Living Traditions Presentations (founded in 2004), which promotes concerts of Celtic music, and the Grand Canyon Celtic Arts Academy (founded in 2009), which brings in instructors of Celtic arts to Flagstaff each summer.