Karen Schlimp

Karen Schlimp Portrait (c) Günter Touschek

Born in Austria (Villach). Music studies of Piano, Flute, Violin and voice. Graduated in Piano and Paedagogy At University of Music Vienna, Performance Diploma of the Guildhall School of Music and Drama London and and two years Post Graduate Programme of Improvisation Hochschule für Musik Leipzig (Gemany). Taketina Rhythm Padagogy Teacher.

Currently teaching as Professor for Improvisation, Paedagogy and Piano at the Anton Bruckner Private University in Linz (Austria), Lecturer for ensembles at Vienna Music University und Lecturer of Improvisation at the Music University in Salzburg. Concerts and Paedadogic exchange projects with different cultures, for example with Benares Hindu University, Colombo Department of music and Performing arts.

She has been giving recitals in Europe (Austria, Germany, Italy, Great Britain) and India and Sri Lanka. She is mainly working with different arts, for example composing and improvising music to films, Videoart, Paintings and Dancing.

Publications of books and articles about improvisation.

Interested? Contact Karen


List of Publications

(in German)


List of Works

(in German)


(Workshops and Teaching, information in German)