Ariana has been playing cello since the age of five and has a passion for incorporating original music into live theatre. Below are some of her most recent compositions. All vocals and cello are performed by Ariana unless otherwise noted. 

Photo by Brittany Chandler

Photo by Brittany Chandler

Ariana is also the cellist of progressive rock band Satin Nickel. Their Inaugural music video released August 2019.

Father Parry Karp and daughter Ariana Karp play Two Cello Duos, composed for Parry Karp in 1966 by Sol B. Cohen, during the 35th annual Karp Family Labor Day Concert at the University of Wisconsin School of Music on Sept. 5, 2011. The duets are "At Twilight: Andante" and "At Sunrise: Allegretto."

Selected Music for Twelfth Night, directed by Ariana Karp

Theme for Tabling: The Podcast 

Selected Music for King Henry IV, Part 1, Directed by Ariana Karp

Selected Music for King Lear, directed by Caryl Farkas

Music for The Enchantment, directed by Lucy Atkinson

Theme for International Shakespeare Center films

Selected Music composed for MA thesis project at LAMDA