Karen North (M. Mus, B.A. Hons, Dip. Ed. Music) is passionate about bringing music into the lives of children and adults and has enjoyed working in music education for the past 40 years. North has written many flute books, including one especially for adult and teen learners: The Young At Heart Flute Player. She has commissioned over 50 new works for flute in Lyrical Flute Encores, Lyrical Flute Legends, and Inspiring Flute Solos.