CHRIS KEEFE - (Piano Instructor- Croton Location)
Chris Keefe has taught piano to hundreds of students over the last twenty years. He was formerly on faculty at the Franklin School for the Performing Arts in Franklin, Massachusetts and the Old Town Conservatory of Music in Pasadena, California. He was also a Yamaha Music Education System trained teacher. His teaching methods include classical, jazz and popular styles of music. Some of his students have gone on to major in music. Chris has performed across North America in cities including San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego, New York, Boston and Calgary. He has performed at jazz festivals including Jazz at Banff Centre and the Lake Placid Institute. He has performed with notable jazz musicians including Joe LaBarbera, Darek Oles, Rufus Reid, Don Thompson, Antonio Sanchez and many more. Chris received his Bachelor of Music degree from the New England Conservatory of Music. During his student years, he studied under Kenny Werner, Danilo Perez, Charlie Banacos and Douglas Buys.