Karen Taylor grew up in Bremerton, Washington. She earned Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Music degrees from Pacific Lutheran University and a Master’s degree in Music Education from California State University, Fullerton. She also attended Haarlem’s Summer Academy for Organ in The Netherlands.
Karen was commissioned as an Associate in Ministry by the ELCA (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America) in 1987. She holds a California Clear Multiple-Subject teaching credential.
Karen has taught elementary and preschool students for more than thirty years and currently teaches music, religion, computer, and enrichment at the Preschool. Karen began accompanying Lutheran church services in 1966 and became St. Timothy’s Music Director in 1997.
Karen is married to Dennis Taylor. They have two grown children.