Karen Moore - Williams has been an important force on the music scene for many years. A recent highlight of Karen’s career includes writing/co-writing songs with her husband for a soon to be released inspirational CD.
Karen’s recent musical theatre credits include co-composer, writer/arranger and musical director of Sweet Like Chocolate: Poetry in Motion II, performed in 2009 at both the Philly Fringe Festival and the Wilmington Fringe Festival. In 2007 she co-composed, wrote/arranged and served as musical director of Sweet Like Chocolate: Poetry in Motion featuring Dance for Nia at the African American Historical and Cultural Museum in Philadelphia. In 2008, she was selected by jury and performed in the New Edge Mix at CEC Meeting House Theater.
As a pianist, Karen has served as musician and Minister of Music for various churches in and around Philadelphia. She received classical training from Settlement Music School in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She currently serves as the Musical Director for the Children’s Chorus of the Children of the Arts Foundation in Philadelphia. Karen’s recording credits include her debut CD Sweet Like Chocolate: A Celebration of Black Love and her second recording done with her husband and Musical Director Robin Williams Sr.entitled Chocolate Aphrodisiac.
As a producer, she has worked with dancers, singers and musicians to bring to the stage cutting edge multimedia events. She has combined her love for poetry, music and the spoken word in all of her productions and is currently organizing a Poets and Painters event to bring together artists from both mediums.
Karen is pursuing a degree in Sound Recoding and Music Technology from Community College of Philadelphia. As part of the dual admissions degree program with Community College she plans on continuing her studies at Drexel University’s Music Industry degree major. She is currently working on a new production featuring original poetry and Blues.