Kara Truitt started her musical training at the age of four. She has taken piano lessons consistently since 2003 from age 4 to the present, most recently under the private instruction of Steve Coleman and her piano professor at Berry College, Kris Carlisle.
Kara has offered piano, flute, ukulele, harp, and vocal solos as a volunteer in the following venues: church, youth group, Nicaragua missions, retirement centers, and special services, such as Christmas Eve. She has participated in the Georgia Federation of Music Clubs (“Festival”) since kindergarten, receiving a “5” Superior rating every year since 2003, earning the 15-point, 30-point, and the 45-point Gold Cup. She earned the 60-point Gold Cup, Festival’s highest honor, in February 2015 and was awarded the Festival's college scholarship for participating high school students.
In addition to piano, Kara also plays the harp, flute/piccolo, ukulele, and several other related instruments, such as the guitar and tin whistle, etc.
Kara is a 2016 graduate of Kennesaw Mountain High School. She participated in the Kennesaw Mountain Wind Ensemble Band as a flute/piccolo player, being inducted into the Wind Ensemble as a freshman in high school. She was section leader, first chair flute, and two-time soloist in the Kennesaw Mountain Marching Band.
Kara participated in “Teen Talent” Spring of 2013, offering a flute solo and placing First Place the Georgia regional division for Woodwinds, going on to complete at the International level Summer of 2013.
Kara also functions as a professional musician or guest musician in a wedding, church setting, and our annual instructors’ benefit concerts.
Kara provides music everywhere she goes – at home, at school, at work, and on long car trips. She loves music,
and desires to share her passion with young beginners at
The Harmony House.
Kara is currently a student at Berry College majoring in Music Education. She is a flute player in the Berry College Wind Ensemble, and was inducted into Berry College's top choral group, Berry Singers. Kara is also a piano accompanist for student recitals, and the Berry College Wind Ensemble.