Karl studied piano performance at the University of Victoria and got his master’s at McGill University in Montreal.
He’s especially committed to programming music by living composers and offering concerts for young audiences. In November of 2022 he was awarded the Heinz Unger Award, recognizing Canada’s most promising emerging conductor.
He’s also beginning to compose his own music, just to see where that might go. His first album of original material will be released in the spring of 2023.