Karen Cox

About me

I am a freelance proofreader specialising in music and humanities, but am happy to work on a wide variety of subjects.


  • Proofreading (on-screen and hard copy)
  • Music proofreading and editing


  • Intermediate Member of the CIEP

Qualifications and awards

  • PTC Basic Proofreading (Merit)
  • CIEP Proofreading and Editing Music
  • BA (Hons) in music
  • LTCL (teaching piano and theory of music)

Recent clients

  • Taylor & Francis (Routledge)
  • PhD and Masters students from the Royal Academy of Music, Trinity Laban and Zürcher Hochschule der Künste (Zurich)
  • Septura chamber brass ensemble
  • City of Cardiff Symphony Orchestra


Having worked with a wide variety of freelance proofreaders in my 7 years working in the publishing industry, I personally would have no reservations in recommending Karen’s work which was of high standard.

Commissioning editor, Taylor & Francis

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