Karin Weston (GRS ’15): Thornton Memorial Scholarship Reflection

Karin Weston is the recipient of the 2019 Barbara Thornton Memorial Scholarship which supported her travel to Europe in summer 2019 to study Medieval music and the Occitan language.

Read about her studies in this Early Music America article.


Karin Weston founded Trobár with 2017 Thornton Scholarship recipient Allison Monroe and Elena Mullins three years ago. They have performed in Cleveland, Cincinnati, Washington D.C., and New York, and have held residencies at Avaloch Farm and the University of Louisville. Karin has a MA in Historical Performance Practice from Case Western Reserve University and a BA in Molecular Biology and Music (Vocal Performance) from Scripps College.