Street, Karen

About the Composer

Karen is one of the UK’s most well known and respected accordionists, she is also highly regarded as a saxophonist and as a composer for both instruments. Karen first started writing for saxophone as a way to introduce new repertoire to her students, and has since written all kinds of music for saxophone from solo studies to saxophone choirs. As a performer, she has performed with musicians including Bryan Ferry, Grace Jones and Pavarotti. Karen has been a member of Saxtet since 1993.

Key Information

Year of Birth

1959

Nationality

UK

Works on SXP

I Dance for You

for saxophone & accordion

Carnival

for saxophone ensemble

Tango

for saxophone quintet

Composer's Works

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