2000-Present                 
2000-Present                 
1992-2001                      
1992-2001                       
1993-1997                         
1986-1992                       
1988-1992                       
1990-1992                        
1989-1990        
1985
1983-1984             
    



2010
2010, 2009
2009
2008, 2006
2007
2006, 1998
2004                
2003      
2002       
2001               
2000               
2000 - 1997      
1998               
1995               
1995               
1994               
1994               
1987               
1984               

                                 


2004, 2003
2001
2000 - 1997
1992 - 1988




2009
2004                
2004                
2002                
2001                
1991
1988                
1988                

                                            


1987-1989               
1984-1985        
1980-1982        
1976-1980        
Karen Lynne Deal
                   PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

Illinois Symphony Orchestra, Music Director and Conductor.
Illinois Chamber Orchestra, Music Director and Conductor.
Nashville Ballet, Music Director and Conductor, Tennessee.         
Nashville Opera Association, Conductor, Tennessee.        
Tennessee Opera Theatre, Principal Conductor, Tennessee.
Annapolis Symphony Orchestra, Associate Conductor, Maryland.
Sinfonia Concertante, Founding Music Director, Maryland.
Chesapeake Youth Symphony, Founding Music Director, Maryland.
National Repertory Orchestra, Assistant Conductor, Colorado.
Frankfurt State Opera, Hospitantin, Germany.
Rockbridge Orchestra, Music Director, Virginia.


                   GUEST CONDUCTING ENGAGEMENTS

Millennium Park Concert with Rachel Barton Pine, Chicago, Illinois.
Ravinia Festival, Chicago, Illinois.
Boise Philharmonic, Idaho.
"Let Freedom Ring" tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr., Nashville Symphony.
Reading Symphony Orchestra, Pennsylvania.
Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra, Greenberg, Pennsylvania.
Springfield Symphony Orchestra, Springfield, Missouri.
Orchestre del Mundo, Mexico City, Mexico.
National Repertory Orchestra, Breckenridge, Colorado.
New Mexico Symphony Orchestra, Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Waterloo/Cedar Falls Symphony Orchestra, Iowa.
Tulsa Philharmonic, Oklahoma.
The Westmoreland Symphony, Pennsylvania.
Brevard Symphony Orchestra, Melbourne, Florida.
Sacramento Symphony, California.
Kansas City Camerata, Kansas.
Tucson Symphony, Arizona.
Richmond Symphony and Sinfonia, Virginia.
Pro Arte Orchestra, Vienna, Austria.


                   TEACHING POSITIONS

Conductor’s Institute at Bard, Faculty, Annandale on the Hudson, New York.
Conductors Institute of South Carolina, Faculty, Columbus, South Carolina.
Belmont University, Conducting Faculty, Tennessee.    
Loyola College, Faculty: Music History, Applied Flute, Maryland.

                   
                   HONORS AND AWARDS

Community Event of the Year, "Lincoln Bicentennial," Illinois Council of Orchestras.
Studs Terkel Humanities Award, Illinois Council for the Humanities.
Community Service Award, Illinois Council of Orchestras.
Meritorious Service in Outstanding Programming Award, Illinois Council of Orchestras.
Individual Artist of the Year, Mayor’s Award for the Arts,  Springfield Arts Council.
Tanglewood Music Festival, Study with Gustav Meier, Leonard Slatkin, Leon Fleisher.
Winner of 1988 National Repertory Orchestra Biennial Conducting Competition, CO.
Aspen Music Festival, Fellowship Conductor with Paul Vermel.


                   EDUCATION

DMA in Orchestral Conducting, Peabody Conservatory of Music, Baltimore. ABD             
Hochschule Fur Musik und Darnstellende Kunst, Vienna, Austria.
MM in Orchestra Conducting, Virginia Commonwealth University. Summa Cum Laude.
BM in Applied Flute, Oral Roberts University, Oklahoma. Magna Cum Laude Graduate.