Joe Karr (Joe Karpienia) Singer, Songwriter, Classical Guitarist, has performed at Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center, The Guggenheim Museum, The Whitney Museum, and many colleges, universities and festivals around the country. He is also the recipient of multiple grants from Meet the Composer, and the Criterion Foundation for his original works. Joe performs his own songs and instrumental compositions, inspired by art, literature, film and society, in a unique blend of musical styles. The duo, WOMBAT (Word of Mouth Burning Art Theater) also includes his wife, Elizabeth Gottlieb, who plays accordion and percussion. Reviews: 'An unusual and unusually entertaining program' - Joseph Horowitz, NY Times 'An excellent guitarist' - John Rockwell, NY Times 'Deft playing and delightful songs...the combination is wonderful. Don't miss him'- Stephen Israel, Times Herald Record 'A unique singer-songwriter...his heartfelt, impassioned songs made for a satisfying performance.' - Bob Crego, Sullivan County Democrat 'His delicate, subtle, dynamic phrasing was a pleasure to hear.' --Dee Baily, Wisdom's Child.