Karlyen is a member of several local and national music organizations and serves on numerous committees.
memberships and positions
Member of MTNA, UMTA (Utah Music Teachers Associations) and UFMC (Utah Federation of Music Clubs) since 1990.
National Permanent Professional Certified Teacher of Music from Music Teachers National Association
Permanent Professional Certified Teacher of Music from Utah Music Teachers Association
Advisor committee for the National Federation Music Clubs Festivals Bulletin
Currently serves as the Chair of the Judging Committee for UFMC, Salt Lake Chapter
Currently serves as the Chair for Stillman-Kelley Competition for UFMC/NFMC (National Federation of Music Clubs)
Currently serves on UMTA State AIM Board
Currently serves as Co-Chair for Salt Lake Chapter AIM program
Former President for UMTA Salt Lake Chapter
Former Chairman for UMTA State Concerto Competition
Former UMTA Salt Lake Chapter AIM Chairman
Former UMTA Salt Lake Chapter Teacher Certification Chair
Besides being affiliated with these music organizations, Karlyen is a faculty and teaches private piano lessons and performance classes at the University of Utah School of Music.