Today, CareerActually is excited to bring you the third profile of the Working Lives series, telling the inspiring career story of  music education innovator Karen Carey. A country girl who won a place at Sydney’s Conservatorium of Music , and then went on to forge a highly successful career as a music teacher, Karen has achieved national and international renown in her field.

Karen was the focus of Bob Connolly’s much-lauded documentary film Mrs Carey’s Concert. Through hard-won expertise, a dedication to equality, and sheer force of will, she is proof that resilience, passion, and self-confidence are learned on the job, and can carry you through all stages of your career.

Please enjoy Karen Carey’s story.

Mrs Carey