Karen Hart is a two-time recipient of the American Prize for Excellence In The Arts and a 2023 winner of the City of Los Angeles Blues Vocalist Living Legend Award presented by mayor Karen Bass. She was awarded the West Coast Songwriters Song of the Year for her haunting ballad Mirabelle. She is a two-time recipient of Music Connection Magazine's Top 100 Artists, Best of Los Angeles Women in Music Award, a winner of the Barry Manilow /Concord Records Award for lyric writing, winner of Best Song by Los Angeles Songwriter's Co-op and she is a 3 time winner of Best Performer by West Coast Songwriters. Karen has been honored with 4 world premiers of her music at the Los Angeles Music Center, and her songs for motion pictures have been singled out by Variety, People Magazine and the Los Angeles Times.

In a wide ranging career, you have heard Karen's singing voice in numerous motion pictures, as well as dozens of TV and radio spots: Karen is the singing voice of Sigourney Weaver in the Showtime movie Snow White, she wrote all of the songs for the Divine cult classic Lust In The Dust, and she has performed on numerous occasions with the Los Angeles Symphony and the Los Angeles Master Chorale.

Karen's award winning choral music is performed and recorded worldwide. In major cities throughout the U.S. as well as 3 countries worldwide, Karen's unique choral work Judah and His Maccabees: A Hanukkah Gospel Story is performed every holiday season, and was premiered and recorded by America's Got Talent finalists Angel City Chorale. 2016 celebrated Karen with a televised performance of Judah and His Maccabees live from the Los Angeles Music Center, accompanied by Dr. Iris Levine's award winning Vox Femina Chorale.

From the U.S. to England, France, Italy, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, the Czech Republic, and Australia, Karen has sung at the Vatican for Pope John Paul II and opened for Stevie Wonder. She was a special guest at the inauguration of the Steve Allen Theatre in Hollywood. The Second Annual Beverly Hills International Chamber Music Festival honored Karen by featuring her composition as the finale of their concert series, where she was accompanied by an orchestra of child prodigies from around the world.

The Cary Performing Arts Center in Raleigh, North Carolina welcomed Karen as their featured composer in three critically acclaimed concerts. Karen and her music were accompanied by the 125 voice Concert Singers of Cary with the Triangle Chamber Orchestra. She was also joined by her very special guest, Nashville's critically acclaimed Michael Kelsh.

2023 will bring Karen's music to UCLA's Royce Hall, as a 200 voice choir and orchestra perform her multi-award winning Judah and His Maccabees at Angel City Chorale's holiday concert.

Karen's mini-musical The Odyssey of Mirabelle is built around her award winning Song of the Year, "Mirabelle." Bringing Mirabelle to the stage, Karen chronicles the adventures, setbacks and triumphs of the endearing Mirabelle through her life's journeys - from teenage years to marriage, raising a family, and ultimately into Mirabelle's golden years. Narrated by ABC's Nashville star Charles Esten (Deacon Claybourne), this collection of multiple award winning songs is the perfect foundation for the story of The Odyssey of Mirabelle.

2015 marked Karen's debut concert in Mexico with an all-star lineup at the Magic Town Music Festival, where she debuted her tribute to Joni Mitchell. She continues paying tribute to Joni Mitchell with her band Raised On Robbery.

2021 featured Karen with the Los Angeles Jewish Symphony, as she was in the spotlight performing her choral piece Shake My Faith: A Passover Gospel Story. It premiered world wide on JLTV, and the video was awarded the 2023 American Prize for Excellence In The Arts.

Karen's charitable work for the Veteran's Hospital and the Cancer Support Communities in Los Angeles remain her most treasured musical activities. Performing for the veterans who are unable to leave their beds, she receives continued inspiration. Songs from her CD 'Cause Life's Too Short, are inspired by these visits.