About Karen Maclver

Karen Maclver

Leader and Composer

Karen is a piano player, arranger and composer who has spent the majority of her career encouraging music participation in people’s lives. Karen was head of the Royal Scottish National Orchestra education department and eventually returned to her first love as a musician in dance, returning to Scottish Ballet.

A the Scottish Ballet Karen works with the dancers, and also teaches piano improvisation at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland for Piano in Dance Masters course.

"Don't worry if Karen sounds a bit too classical, her very first job was gigging with an all female country and western band! And so, it feels like a perfect fit and a joy to have her as part part of dance-Sing!"