Keith Aleo

Keith A. Aleo has a multifaceted career as a performer, educator and administrator. In the Fall of 2015 he was appointed the Director of Percussion at the Interlochen Center for the Arts, encompassing the Arts Camp, Percussion Institute, Adult Band Camp and the Interlochen Arts Academy

His playing credits include the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, the London Symphony Orchestra and, in 2004, the Boston Symphony Orchestra. He was a member of the percussion section of the Florida Philharmonic Orchestra from 1989-2003, and a member of the percussion faculty at the University of Miami from 1994-2003.

His publications include Complimentary Percussion, Music for Multiple Metals and Advanced Etudes for Snare Drum. He was a member of the Percussive Arts Society’s Board of Directors. His awards include Chapter President of the Year for his work as president of the Florida Chapter of the Percussive Arts Society.

About the Session

FUNdamentals – Complimentary Percussion

Often times, the complimentary percussion instruments are overlooked and thought of as “accessories.” These instruments are an important part of the concert percussion section and Keith Aleo will provide a practical approach to successfully playing these instruments. There will be material to play during the clinic and to use in practice sessions after.

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