Karin Redekopp Edwards, professor of piano at Wheaton College, performs frequently in Canada and the U.S. as guest artist with orchestra, in recital, on television and national radio, and as a member of the duo piano team, Redekopp and Edwards. She has appeared as guest soloist with the symphonies of Milwaukee, Winnipeg (broadcast nationally on CBC Radio), Waukesha, Waukegan, Kenosha, and Kishwaukee, and with the New Philharmonic, Fox Valley Orchestra, DuPage Symphony, Valley Civic Orchestra, Wheaton Summer Symphony, and the Concord Chamber Orchestra (broadcast in Wisconsin). In 2013 Wheaton College honored Edwards with the prestigious Senior Scholar Achievement Award for her excellence in performing and teaching. In 2011 she was invited to teach and to perform concerts in China and Laos. The tour included a concert for the American Ambassador to Laos with 80 foreign diplomats and Embassy staff. The Redekopp and Edwards duo has performed concerts in the United States, Canada, England, Japan and South Korea, on “Live from WFMT: the Fazioli Salon Series,” at the Music Institute of Chicago in Evanston Winter Duo-Piano Festival, at the University of Chicago and other universities and colleges. With a full scholarship from the Canada Council, Dr. Edwards earned the Master of Music (summa cum laude) and DM (cum laude) degrees at Indiana University. As a collaborative performer, Karin has also appeared as guest pianist at chamber music festivals, with broadcasts on National Public Radio; made recordings; and toured South Africa, Israel, England, Wales, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, Switzerland, Canada and the U.S. Her students have won prizes and concerto competitions and have been accepted into graduate schools (most with assistantships), including Indiana University, University of Michigan, Florida State University, Northwestern University, University of Cincinnati-Conservatory of Music, DePaul University, University of Wisconsin-Madison, University of Illinois, McGill University, Westminster Choir College, Penn State University, and Roosevelt University.