Karen Celia Heil

Phone Number: +14153785962

County: San Francisco



Karen is a skillful, fun and enthusiastic teacher, an expert fiddler and guitarist with a special love of Old~Time Southern American fiddle music. She likes to creates a relaxed and fun environment for her students, emphasizing learning by ear, and learning how to practice. Attention is paid to the rhythms and groves that give Old~Time music its elusive yet distinctive sound. Karen has been part of the teaching staff at camps and festivals all across the U.S., and internationally. She’s known for her work with The Bucking Mules, Plaid Strangers, and performances with many notable Old-time players.