Karen McLaughlin Large is Assistant Professor of Flute at the Florida State University College of Music. She is a passionate flutist whose varied musical experiences have included performances as a concerto soloist, recitalist, chamber player, and orchestral flutist and piccoloist. She is principal flutist with the Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra, and performs regularly with AGLOW trio, Florida Flute Orchestra, and Traverso Colore: Baroque Flute Ensemble.
In January 2020, she released her second CD entitled "Wanderlust: The Flute Music of David Amram" on Blue Griffin Records. Her first CD, which featured her original transcriptions is entitled “String to Silver: Flute Transcriptions of Works in the Romantic Tradition.” Dr. Large regularly performs and presents her research at national and international conferences.