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April 4-6, 2025

Word of South

Karl Barton

Karl Barton is Professor of Music at Thomas University and coordinator of Arts for Community at Thomas University (ACTU). He serves on the Board of Trustees as Vice President of Production for the Thomasville Entertainment Foundation concert series and is a frequent guest on the Classical-music, public radio station WFSQ in Tallahassee. He is also President of the Tallahassee Youth Orchestra and believes that the future of the performing arts depends on seeking out and engaging young people through creative programming and outreach. He’ll be narrating Peter and the Wolf Saturday at this year’s Word of South.