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At Grand Rapids Theological Seminary, we're dedicated to learning, serving and leading through rigorous scholarship and a humble approach to Scripture.

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Education

  • M.M., Vocal Performance, Central Michigan University (2019)
  • M.A., Musicology, Michigan State University (2017)
  • B.Mus., Vocal Performance, Cornerstone University (2015)

Research Interests

  • The French Belle Epoque
  • French-Canadian folk song literature
  • J.S. Bach’s vocal works

Karen Albert, M.M.

  • Adjunct Professor of Voice

  • Traditional Undergraduate Communication, Media & Music Division

Education

  • M.M., Vocal Performance, Central Michigan University (2019)
  • M.A., Musicology, Michigan State University (2017)
  • B.Mus., Vocal Performance, Cornerstone University (2015)

Research Interests

  • The French Belle Epoque
  • French-Canadian folk song literature
  • J.S. Bach’s vocal works

Professor Karen Albert teaches applied voice lessons at Cornerstone University and brings her experience in performance and musicology to help students enrich their vocal skill and expression. Her extensive experience in solo and ensemble performance brings a transformative dimension to her teaching.

Professor Albert received her Master of Arts in Musicology from Michigan State University and her Master of Music in Vocal Performance from Central Michigan University, where she was also a graduate and teaching assistant for various music courses. She has been a guest soloist with the Grand Rapids Symphony and for Fountain Street Church and Park Church in Grand Rapids, Mich., and at the Pine Mountain Music Festival in Hancock, Mich. She has performed in operas such as “Carmen,” “The Magic Flute,” “The Mikado” and “La Traviata.”

Professor Albert lives in Grand Rapids with her husband, Joshua.

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Hobbies

  • Camping
  • Kayaking
  • Reading

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Undergraduate

At Cornerstone University, you’ll get the full college experience with a Christ-centered worldview. Learn more about the undergraduate experience below.

Adult

Persevere in what you know you’re capable of. Our programs for adults provide a creative approach to learning anchored in Christ-centered virtues as you follow your unwavering purpose.

Graduate

Go further as an influencer in your work and community. Our graduate programs prepare you to open new doors as you reach your God-given potential.

Seminary

At Grand Rapids Theological Seminary, we’re dedicated to learning, serving and leading through rigorous scholarship and a humble approach to Scripture.