Ms. Karen Langille

Violin Teacher

Karen Langille


Falmouth, NS, Canada

Karen has been a full time member of Symphony Nova Scotia since 1985, and a member of the Charlottetown Festival Orchestra in Prince Edward Island since 1999. She is also active as a chamber musician, coach and violin teacher.

A graduate of McGill University, Karen pursued studies in both modern and baroque violin. She was a founding member of McGill’s first Colligeum, performing on period instruments, and is a past member of the Studio de Musique Ancienne de Montreal.

Karen is a founding member of both Réjouissance and Tempest, two Nova Scotian ensembles specializing in early music performance on period instruments. She has recorded for CBC Radio 2 both locally and nationally, and has many recording credits covering a wide variety of musical genres – classical, baroque, folk, celtic, pop, and hiphop.

Karen has more than 30 years of teaching experience and has taught all levels of students—from beginning students through to preparing high school students for university auditions, and adults as well. Karen now teaches in Halifax and the Windsor-Wolfville area.