American organist Karen Beaumont (b. 1965) received her degree in Music History from the University of Wisconsin, and has studied organ with Gerre Hancock, John Behnke, Jeffrey Peterson, and Carol Haackenson. Beaumont has performed as a recitalist in numerous venues through the USA and the UK. From 1988 to 2011 she provided the organ and choral music for St. James Episcopal Church in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Her album of classic French Noëls was released on the Pro Organo label in 2020.