Karin Schaupp is one of the most outstanding young guitarists on the international scene. She performs widely on the international stage, as a recitalist, concerto soloist and festival guest. Her playing receives the highest acclaim from critics and audiences alike and she is held in great esteem by her peers worldwide. She has given recitals in Australia, Europe, Asia, the US, Mexico and Canada. Karin Schuapp's unique stage presence and magical, passionate playing have inspired several composers to write works especially for her.

Karin Schaupp's guitar training began at the age of five, and she first performed in public the following year. While still in her teens she won prizes at international competitions in Lagonegro (Italy) and Madrid, where she was also awarded the special competition prize for the Best Interpretation of Spanish Music.

Taught almost exclusively by her guitarist mother Isolde Schaupp, Karin completed her tertiary music studies at the University of Queensland with First Class Honours, a Master's degree and a University Gold Medal. Most recently she was awarded the prestigious Music Council of Australia Freedman Fellowship in recognition of her achievments. Read more on User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.

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