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jazz , Music educator , popular , classical pianist

Karen Rose Carney, Music educator, jazz, popular, classical pianist. Certified music teacher, North Carolina, Ohio. Recipient research grant Lilly-Lincoln University, 1992, Certified of RecognitionWinston-Salem State University Friends of O'Kelly Library., 1997.


Carney, Karen Rose was born on December 9, 1940 in Canton, Ohio, United States. Daughter of Alex and Rose (Burky) Winkelman.


Bachelor of Music, Baldwin-Wallace College, 1961. Postgraduate, Case Western Reserve University, 1961. Master of Arts in Music Education, Ohio State University, 1980.

Doctor of Philosophy in Music Education, Ohio State University, 1983.


Accompanist, staff musician dance department Ohio State University, Columbus, 1983-1985. Assistant professor North Carolina Wesleyan College, Rocky Mount, 1985-1987, University South Dakota, Vermillion, 1987-1988. Pianist, special events Ohio State University, Columbus, 1988-1990.

Lecturer, choir accompanist Fayetteville (North Carolina) State University, 1990-1991. Instructor performing arts Methodist College, Fayetteville, North Carolina, 1990-1991. Assistant professor Lincoln University, Pennsylvania, 1991-1993.

Associate professor Paine College, Augusta, Georgia, 1993-1995, Winston-Salem (North Carolina) State University, 1995-1999. Elementary music teacher New Hanover County Schools, Wilmington, North Carolina, 1999-2000. Lecturer University Central Arkansas, Conway, 2000-2001.

Music teacher K-8 Franklin Local Schools, Duncan Falls, Ohio, 2001—2004. Assistant professor Fayetteville State University, since 2004. PRAXIS item writer Educational Testing Service, Princeton, New Jersey, 1997.

Committee music education University of North Carolina/NCCC Articulation Agreement, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 1997. Clinician National Group Piano Symposium, University Oklahoma, Norman, 1985. Judge music contests, Ohio, North Carolina, South Dakota.


  • Certified music teacher, North Carolina, Ohio.


Volunteer teacher Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Public Schools, 1997. Volunteer pianist Baltic Country Manor, since 1992, nursing and retirement homes, Winston-Salem, since 1995. Guest organist, pianist various churches, North Carolina and Ohio.

Member American Federation Musicians, College Music Society, Intercollegiate Music Association, International Association Jazz Educators, Music Educators National Conference, MusicTchrs. National Association (college faculty certified in piano) American Mensa, Mu Phi Epsilon, Pi Kappa Lambda.


1 child, Miles.

Alex Winkelman

Rose (Burky) Winkelman

Miles Carney