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Music educator

Kevin Gregory Keena, music educator. Professional Teaching License Colorado Department of Education, 2000. Recipient Staff Member of the Month, Rangeview High School, 1998; scholar Educational Leadership and Policy Studies Scholarship, University of Northern Colorado, 2001.

Background

Keena, Kevin Gregory was born on October 14, 1972 in Denver, Colorado, United States. Son of Gregory James and Beverly Ann Keena.

Education

Bachelor of Music Education, University of Northern Colorado, 1997. Bachelor of Music in Percussion Performance, University of Northern Colorado, 1997. Master of Arts in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, University of Northern Colorado, 2001.

Career

Director of bands Heritage High School, Littleton, Colorado, since 2002. Director of instrumental music Rangeview High School, Aurora, 1997—2002. Summer music program director Aurora Public Schools Life Long Learning Center, Aurora, Colorado, since 2002.

Percussion instructor Smoky Hill High School Bands, Aurora, Colorado, 1996—1997, University of Northern Colorado Pride of the Rockies Marching Band, Greeley, Colorado, 1995—1996, Greeley Central High School Bands, Greeley, Colorado, 1995. Percussion instructor and writer Alameda High School Bands, Lakewood, Colorado, 1994—1995. Percussion instructor Bear Creek High School Marching Band, Lakewood, Colorado, 1992—1993.

Percussionist Colorado Wind Ensemble, Littleton, Colorado, 1999—2000, Aurora Symphony, Aurora, Colorado, Greeley Philharmonic Orchestra, Greeley, Colorado, Golden Eagle Brass Band, Denver, 1997. Marching band contest adjudicator Colorado Bandmasters Association, Denver, 1999—2000. Jazz band adjudicator Canyon City Music and Blossom Festival, Canyon City, Colorado, 2002.

Achievements

  • Professional Teaching License Colorado Department of Education, 2000.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Composer: (vibraphone solo) Cats and Dogs (10th Place: Drum Corps International Individual and Ensemble Contest, 1993), (percussion ensemble) Glenmere Tag, (percussion trio) After the Chase.

Membership

Member of National Education Association, Percussive Arts Society, Colorado Education Association, Littleton Education Association, International Association of Jazz Educators, Colorado Bandmasters Association, Music Educators National Conference: The National Association for Music Education, Golden Key, Tri-M National Music Honor Society (life. Faculty adviser 2001-2002).

Connections

Married Julie Dorthy Lopez, July 26, 1997. 1 child Marlowe Julieanne.

father:
Gregory James

mother:
Beverly Ann Keena

spouse:
Julie Dorthy Lopez

child:
Marlowe Julieanne Keena