Karl Braaten

Second Violin
Karl Braaten Portrait

Karl is originally from St. Paul Minnesota. He has been a member of the Alabama Symphony Orchestra since 2000, where he joined the 2nd Violin Section. Before coming to the ASO, Karl played in the Florida West Coast Symphony, Naples Philharmonic, and the Florida Orchestra. Karl received his Bachelor's Degree at the Cleveland Institute of Music. After that he went to Northwestern University for his Master's Degree while playing with the Chicago Civic Orchestra.

Besides playing in the Alabama Symphony Orchestra, Mr. Braaten has been a member of the Lake Placid Sinfonietta since 1999, where he has also performed as a soloist.