Karen Knowles

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Karen Knowles is one of Australia’s best loved and enduringly popular singers (Young Talent Time, It Takes Two) and has been producing her own concerts and collaborations with other artists for 30 years.
Based in Melbourne, Karen is currently performing in concert and at Carols events in Victoria and NSW in 2015/2016 and is now confirming bookings for 2016 + 2017.
Karen was the highest selling female recording artist in Australia for two consecutive years, the lead singer of the Seekers for two years, has appeared regularly on all television networks as a performer, presenter, judge and interviewee and has maintained an extensive national and international live performance schedule throughout her career.
She presents regularly at arts centres around Australia in morning and afternoon programs and also customizes content for evening concerts with a band or with a string trio, be it for a festival or for a themed show chosen in discussion with venues for an agreed tour.
Karen performs in various settings - Arts Centres in Concert Evening Performances, Arts Centres Morning Melodies, Orchestral Concerts, Festivals, Cabaret, Big Band Concerts, Casinos, Corporate Conventions, Sporting Events, Awards and Commemoration Ceremonies, Family Outdoor Concerts and Christmas Concerts.

Summary of Credits:

  • Gold and platinum records (Why Won’t You Explain; You are the reason; Loves Us All)
  • Best New Talent and Best New Single B&T Record Awards (the precursor to the Arias)
  • Female lead in musical “Big River” (Australian Tour)
  • Lead singer with “The Seekers”
  • Regular judge on “New Faces” (Channel 9 and Channel 10)
  • Co- Executive Producer of Channel 7 Brisbane’s “Christmas In Concert with Karen Knowles”
  • Extensive international and national live performance career including appearances at (i) corporate events for Mercedes Benz, AMP, UTAG, Coca Cola, Toyota, Mazda, BP (Malaysia); (ii) sporting events such as the Australian Open, NBL Final Series, Australian Olympic Committee Dinner; international events such as Expo Osaka Japan and as a guest artist with major Australian Symphony and Philharmonic Orchestras.
  • One of the Inaugural Ambassadors for Reconciliation (appointed by the Reconciliation Council Canberra)
  • Patron of the Australian Girls Choir
  • Nominated for an Australian Humanitarian Award for her Services to the Arts
  • Founder of Wiilpa (www.wiilpa.org)
  • Producer and Artistic Director of the Remembering concerts, forums and events.
  • Australian Blues Brothers Show
  • Brad Blaze
  • Brad Croft
  • Bustagroove
  • Daryl Braithwaite
  • Jimmy Barnes
  • Katie Noonan
  • Kisstroyer
  • Lady Luck
  • NICA
  • Nyssa Large
  • Red Alert
  • Wilbur Wilde

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