Thomas Keck

Title/Position: Associate Director of Bands


Thomas Keck is associate director of bands in the Frost School of Music at the University of Miami where he conducts the Symphonic Winds, directs the Frost Band of the Hour, and teaches courses in conducting and music education. He earned the Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Conducting from Arizona State University and holds music education degrees from the University of Illinois and the University of Iowa. Previously, Keck served as Assistant Director of Bands and Director of Athletic Bands at The University of Georgia and the University of New Hampshire. Keck has presented clinics and lecture-recitals at all-state music conventions and the Eastern Division CBDNA Conference. He guest conducted district and regional bands, all-state chamber ensembles, and the 2003 MENC Eastern Division Conference. Recent research by Keck has been published in three volumes of the Teaching Music Through Performance in Band series published by GIA. Keck served as the New Hampshire State Chairperson for CBDNA and NBA and was Collegiate Coordinator for the NHMEA. He is a member of Pi Kappa Lambda, an honorary member of Kappa Kappa Psi and Phi Mu Alpha and is a friend of the arts in Sigma Alpha Iota. As a percussionist, Keck performed with the Blue Knights Drum and Bugle Corps, I-PAN Steel Groove, and numerous symphonic and improvisatory ensembles.

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