Karl is the founder (since December, 2006), musical and technical leader,
as well as office technical administrator and secretary of Steirkraft Musi.
Before he started Steirkraft
Musi he was a professional concert pianist who specialized in 1920's jazz piano. He has previously led several other
popular volksmusik groups and has played with many others.
By six years of age, he had mastered the steirische Harmonika
and was performing on the piano.
In his leisure time, he makes sausage at his house or works in the garden.
plays steirische Harmonika, accordion, keyboards, zither and sings.
Gretchen was born on April 13, 2003. She plays steirische Harmonika,
guitar, sings and jodels.