Margaret Karp is on the faculty of the University of Kentucky and Transylvania University. She is Assistant Concertmaster of the Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra, and was previously principal second violin of the Florida Orchestra and the Sarasota Opera. Ms. Karp was a student of James Buswell at Indiana University, and while a member of the Philharmonia da Camera in Dortmund, Germany also studied with Valery Gradow. She has performed in chamber music festivals throughout the United States. Ms. Karp has formerly taught at the Intertlochen Arts Camp.