Karina graduated Magna Cum Laude from Mansfield University of Pennsylvania in 2014 with a B.M. in Music Performance. She began her career in Arts Administration as Manager and Librarian at the Orchestra of the Southern Finger Lakes in Corning, NY, but honed her focus on development most recently as Development Assistant with The Philadelphia Orchestra Association’s Academy of Music Restoration Fund Office. Passionate about arts education, she also organized her own 30-student piano studio and worked in The Philadelphia Orchestra’s Collaborative Learning Department.
In her spare time, Karina enjoys a fervent pursuit of outdoor adventures, food, travel, and expanding her vinyl collection.