Karla Dawe

Bach calls for phrasing that is full of life. Life is full of phrases. Learn from Bach!

Karla considers it a privilege to teach and encourage approximately 150 students each term in their musical studies at the Marcel A. Desautels Faculty of Music. Besides a heavy teaching load, performances with the Professor Bach Project, Winnipeg New Music Festival, University Choral/Chamber ensembles as well as either presenting at, adjudicating or attending local, provincial, national and international conferences/ festivals, Karla maintains an active schedule throughout the academic year.

Education Karla holds B. Mus (Honours Mus. Ed.), and M. Mus (Solo Performance and Literature - organ) degrees from the University of Western Ontario.
Career Highlights Karla Dawe’s career includes a broad range of experience as music educator, adjudicator, administrator, and performer.  She has taught music in the public schools, Crandall University, Laurentian University, served as examiner for the Mount Allison University Examinations in Music, organist/choir director, frequent adjudicator at music festivals, and as an administrator/ teacher at summer music centres. Currently, as an Instructor at the University of Manitoba’s Marcel A. Desautels Faculty of Music, she has been teaching Rudiments, Style and Structure I and II, and Skills I, II, III and IV.



Room T207
Desautels Faculty of Music
University of Manitoba
136 Dafoe Road
Winnipeg, MB  R3T 2N2 Canada
Phone 204.272.1577