Southampton-born, Karla began playing the oboe through Southampton Music Service. She studied oboe at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, where she since spent a year as Artist Fellow.
Karla is committed to supporting and inspiring people through music. She now teaches at Prince’s Mead School and Barton Peveril College as well as privately. She is the oboe coach for Southampton Youth Orchestra. Karla also enjoys community music projects including music with people with dementia.