Faculty Bio
Karin Kantenwein Fabiero


Bachelor of Music, University of Southern California
Master of Music, University of North Texas 

Karin Kantenwein Fabiero is an orchestral performer, teacher and chamber musician. She has performed with the Orquestra Sinfonica UANL in Monterrey, Mexico, and with the American Wind Symphony Orchestra on their “Spirit of Louisiana” tour. She has also performed in the pit orchestra with the College Light Opera Company in Falmouth, Mass. Mrs. Fabiero earned a Bachelor of Music in flute performance from the University of Southern California, studying with Gary Woodward and James Walker, and she earned a Master of Music in flute performance from the University of North Texas, studying with Terri Sundberg. During her college studies, she had the opportunity to work with well-respected conductors and composers such as Robert Reynolds, Sergei Comissiona, Eugene Corporon, Anshel Brusilow, John Williams and Morten Lauridsen. While at UNT, Mrs. Fabiero performed with the esteemed North Texas Wind Symphony. She can be heard with this ensemble on Klavier Recording Project and GIA WindWorks: Poetics, Passions, Altered States and Transformations.

Recently, she has performed as soloist with the Orange County Symphony, and been a substitute with Pacific Symphony and the Southeast Symphony. Mrs. Fabiero is a member of the Music Teachers’ Association of California and the honorary music society Pi Kappa Lambda. She performs regularly with the woodwind trio, Third Wheel and is an adjunct professor at Mt. San Antonio College and Cypress College.