Karl Doty


Born and raised in Duluth, MN, Karl Doty has become one of the most versatile bassists of his generation. Along with being a founding bassist with A Far Cry, he has also recorded and toured internationally with the Grammy award winning Orpheus Chamber Orchestra. Being versed in different musical languages, Karl has performed with Edgar Meyer, Väsen, Darol Anger, K2 and Morning Zephyr as well as with his wife, champion fiddler Liesl Doty (Schoenberger). He has performed as a soloist at home and on tour with A Far Cry, BMOP, and the Lake Superior Chamber Orchestra. Karl has performed with the Boston Symphony, St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, Boston Pops, and New Century Chamber Orchestra. An active chamber musician, Karl has collaborated with the Bridgehampton, Andover, North Country, Long Lake, and Walden chamber players as well as on NEC’s First Monday concert series. Karl received his Bachelor's degree in double bass performance in 2007 from the New England Conservatory, and his Master's degree in 2009 on a full scholarship from the same institution.