Karen Bonnell earned a Bachelor of Music Education from Florida State University and completed Master’s coursework in voice performance, computer technology and educational programming at the Center for Music Research at FSU. She is an experienced performer, recording artist, teacher, conductor and organizer of events. Ms. Bonnell has experience in theatre, musicals, operas, private teaching, and positions of church leadership. She Founded and directed the vocal ensemble, HearSong and Voices of Unity choir and instituted the Jass Concert Series. She also founded the KidszAct Children’s Theater program at Naples Players.