Karl Knapp, cello, is known as a devoted Suzuki educator and for his solo and chamber music performances. He served as Principal Cellist with the Fairbanks Symphony Orchestra as well as the Arctic Chamber Orchestra and the Juneau Symphony Orchestra. Karl helped found the Alaska Cello Intensive, a two-week summer program which combines intense music study with the similarly intense experience of Alaska’s midnight sun and landscapes like Denali national park or Kennecott Glacier. He has performed in the Madison Symphony Orchestra, Minnesota Orchestra, Madison Opera Orchestra, and Minnesota Opera Orchestra.