About Karla Utterback
Get to know Karla Utterback
Karla Utterback has been a private clarinet, saxophone, and beginning piano instructor since 1977 and has served as a judge for various state and local competitions as well as serving as a clinician in Georgia and the Midwest. She has performed with many groups including orchestras, concert bands, musicals, wind symphonies, marching bands, jazz ensembles, woodwind ensembles, clarinet choirs, worship teams, and as a soloist. She has also served as a director for various woodwind ensembles, clarinet choirs, worship teams, and private school music programs. Karla studied music at Truman State University, William Penn University, University of North Georgia, Brenau University, and studied privately with Mr. Himie Voxman from the University of Iowa. As an instructor, Ms. Utterback provides her students an opportunity to learn new skills on their instrument, proper breath support, technical and stylistic studies, practice techniques, related theory, recital preparation, performance opportunities, related music appreciation, sight-reading, and a large dose of encouragement and enthusiasm for the success of her students!