January 18, 2011

Violist Karen Tuttle, 90, former Peabody faculty member

Violist Karen Tuttle, who taught at the Peabody Conservatory in the 1970s and ’80s, died on Dec. 16 at home in Philadelphia. She was 90.

Tuttle was a soloist, a chamber musician and a member of the Schneider, Galimir and Gotham quartets. Her students at Peabody included renowned violist and New England Conservatory faculty member Kim Kashkashian, a 1973 graduate who continues to teach workshops in the Karen Tuttle Coordination Technique.

An obituary appeared in The New York Times on Dec. 24.