Born and raised in Duluth, MN, bassist Karl Doty 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. 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, as well as Karl's wife and champion fiddler Liesl Doty (Schoenberger). He also plays in K2, which is an eight stringed original fiddle collaboration with violinist Kip Jones. 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 performed with the Andover, North Country, Long Lake, and Walden chamber players as well as on NEC’s First Monday concert series.