BIO

Dr. Karlyn Viña (née Mason) is a percussionist based in Miami, FL.  An adventurous and creative performer, Karlyn is equally at home playing contemporary solo and chamber music or performing with an orchestra.

Karlyn currently serves on the percussion faculty of Miami Fine Arts Academy, Allegro School of Music, and Westminster Christian School, in addition to maintaining a busy private studio in Miami, teaching concert percussion, keyboard percussion, timpani, and drumset to students of all ages and experience.

Karlyn recently completed her doctorate at the University of Miami with an emphasis on the study and performance of works for theatrical percussion.  She also holds degrees in percussion performance and music education from The Boston Conservatory and the University of Maryland.