Karin Tooley

Staff Musician

Karin Tooley has a Bachelor of Music degree in piano performance from the Cleveland Institute of Music. She has accompanied ballet and modern dance at Mather Dance Center at Case, the Cecchetti Council of America Summer Dance Intensive, Cleveland City Dance, Cleveland School of Dance, Cleveland School of the Arts, Cleveland San Jose Ballet, Verb Ballets, Dancing Wheels, Cleveland Inner City Ballet, CSU Dance, and Fairmount Fine Arts Center. She also serves as pianist at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Cleveland and accompanies Windsong, Cleveland’s Feminist Chorus. In 2012, Karin performed with CityMusic Cleveland in the children’s opera Brundibar. That same year she joined the Chagrin Falls Studio Orchestra and began branching out into musical theater, pops, film music, and American classics. Karin has served as rehearsal pianist and played in the pit for South Pacific, Company, Titanic, Guys and Dolls, Oklahoma, Beauty and the Beast, and Footloose. She plays keyboard with the Don Disantis Orchestra on many weekends.