Keys and Piano
Karina attended USC’s Thornton School of Music as a Popular Music Major, where she studied under Patrice Rushen. In her time at USC, Karina accompanied Glenn Frey and was the music director for a master class with Chaka Khan.
Before joining Taylor’s band, Karina had performed and toured around the world with Troye Sivan, Miley Cyrus, Fifth Harmony, Rita Ora, Daya, Niki, Julia Michaels, Kesha and Alessia Cara. She is also the music director for Troye Sivan, mxmtoon, and Malia Civetz.
Karina has performed on several TV shows including Saturday Night Live, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, the Today Show and many more. In 2021 she appeared in Taylor’s “I Bet You Think About Me” music video and performed at the American Music Awards with Olivia Rodrigo.