Meet Kathleen Karlsen

Kathleen Karlsen is a writer, speaker, artist, composer and musician. She has written two books (Flower Symbols and Vocal Medicine) and held over 70 exhibits of her colorful paintings.

Kathleen has shared her life experiences, research and thoughts in over 200 articles and presentations. More recently, she has created a YouTube channel featuring music, stories and commentary on life.

Kathleen and her husband Andrew live in Bozeman, Montana. They have five children and a small urban homestead with extensive gardens, a greenhouse, fruit trees, bee hives and six chickens.

Kathleen loves hiking, photography and sharing meals with friends and family.

Kathleen Karlsen Portrait

About Kathleen Karlsen & Vocal Medicine

The Karlsen Family (and Selected Pets)

Experience music as a spiritual practice through devotional chanting and singing with Kathleen Karlsen. Join us to sing, dance, meditate or relax! 

Rose, Michael, Kathleen, Benjamin, Christopher, Appa (dog),
Andrew, Joseph and Samwise (dog) 

About Kathleen Karlsen and the Vocal Medicine Band
Portrait of Kathleen Karlsen and Family

About Kathleen Karlsen's Artwork

Inspired by both imagination and science, Kathleen’s artwork is designed to create an energizing, spontaneous and invigorating experience for the viewer.

Floral Artwork by Kathleen Karlsen
Universe Art by Kathleen Karlsen

Workshops, Presentations and Professional Narration Services

Kathleen has extensive experience teaching and presenting in person and online. Topics include symbolic art, the healing power of music, healthy lifestyles and spiritual psychology. Kathleen’s voice over work includes training videos for companies with an international client base. 

About Kathleen Karlsen Audio Editing

Kathleen has narrated over 3,000 educational videos. Her clear, comforting voice leads the listener step-by-step through complex tasks. Kathleen has the ability to transform complex topics into an easy-to-understand narrative. Kathleen’s goal is always to support, inform and uplift her audience. Sample clip below.

Education and Professional Certifications

Kathleen holds a BA in studio art and an MA in humanities. Her graduate research culminated in her thesis entitled The Color-Music Connection: Philosophical, Aesthetic and Scientific Perspectives. She has also completed a year of doctoral studies in education. Kathleen holds numerous professional certifications in business management and in a variety of alternative health modalities.