Karl Busch is an active teacher and performer in the Reno/Tahoe area. He appears frequently as a clarinetist with both the Reno Philharmonic and Reno Chamber Orchestra. A versatile woodwind player, he also performs regularly on saxophone and flute with various area groups such as the Reno Jazz Orchestra, The Pretty Unknown, The Localz and Tahoe Players among others. He has worked professionally in most styles of music, from classical to jazz, blues to Broadway.
Prior to receiving his master's degree in clarinet from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and subsequently relocating to Reno, Busch worked for several years as a house musician aboard cruise ships for Norwegian, Celebrity and Cunard Lines.