Karen Coughlin Patrena

A few words to describe Karen would be...passionate, enthusiastic, and creative. But the first to come to mind is fun! Her vast experience performing and teaching in New York City and overseas is a great asset to Cats n Jammers.

Karen is 'in tune' with each student as an individual and she applies this to her teaching philosophy.

Hometown: Poughkeepsie, NY
Education: B.F.A. Ithaca College, NY
Teaches: Piano, Voice, Songwriting, Lyric Writing, Composition, Improvisation, and Rhythms from around the world.

Likes Her: Her huge collection of hand percussion

Other passions include: Dancing, swimming, weight training, gourmet cooking