Karen Now Offering Online Lessons

Be sure to take advantage of this new opportunity to learn from Karen online! She is offering lessons on autoharp, mountain dulcimer, guitar, ukulele, and mandolin. Besides being an expert instructor with over 30 years' private lesson and national workshop…


Review from Dulcimer Players News

CD Review:  Karen Mueller, Accent on Dulcimer:  A Retrospective
by Steve Eulberg for DPN Fall 2019.

Karen Mueller’s Accent on Dulcimer is a 15-track retrospective from a storied performing, recording and teaching career.  I own and listen to all of…


Student Wins National Championship!

Karen's longtime dulcimer student Grant Olson has won first place in the National Mountain Dulcimer Championship in Winfield, Kansas. The talented 17 year old has been studying with Karen for six years. He played arrangements of classical, ragtime, and old-time…


Farewell to the West Bank School of Music

The West Bank School of Music was a staple of the Twin Cities music scene since the 1970s, and sadly closed its doors at the end of March, 2018. Karen had been on the faculty there since 1989, when she…


Great Review of "Solo Autoharp" CD

Review of “Solo Autoharp”

Autoharp Quarterly, Winter 2013

By Stew Schneider


In the unlikely event there is anyone

connected with the autoharp who has not

heard of Ms. Mueller, this much be said:

she is either the most talented…


Karen awarded McKnight Fellowship

MacPhail Center for Music recently awarded four $25,000 McKnight Artists Fellowships to Minnesota’s finest performing musicians. For the 16th year, MacPhail administered the competition, a component of the McKnight Foundation Artist Fellowships program, which is intended to provide recognition and…