"A true virtuoso."

1986 International Autoharp Champion

2006 Autoharp Hall of Fame

2012-13 McKnight Fellow



Clarity"This Minneapolis resident's confident, take-charge approach sets the tone and turns the autoharp into an impressive lead instrument clearly capable of forging some butt-kicking, daring, high-energy music... She's taking the autoharp into new and exciting territory." — Dirty Linen magazine

Named after a quote from a reviewer describing Karen's clear melody picking style, Clarity is an upbeat collection of old-time, Celtic and contemporary pieces featuring banjo legend Tony Trischka, Uilleann piper Timothy Britton and more. One of Music Hound Folk Guide's most recommended albums for autoharp. $15.00



    Karen Mueller: Autoharp and mountain dulcimer
    Tony Trischka: banjo
    Timothy Britton: Uilleann pipes
    Tom Schaefer: fiddle
    Pete Mathison: acoustic bass
    Marc Anderson: percussion
    Jacqueline Ultan: cello
    Michael O'Sullivan: grand piano

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Coming Up

  • Dec 21
    The O'Shaughnessy,  St. Paul
  • Jan 20
    John C. Campbell Folk School,  Brasstown
  • Feb 8
    Central Florida Dulcimer and Autoharp Festival,  Mt. Dora
  • Apr 22
    Sore Fingers Week,  Kingham, Chipping Norton
  • May 14
    California Autoharp Gathering,  Dunlap, CA