Kasandra Keeling, Keyboard Area Coordinator, Piano
Kasandra Keeling is currently Associate Professor of Music and Coordinator of the Keyboard Area at UTSA. She teaches undergraduate and graduate applied piano, chamber music, and piano literature. Dr. Keeling received her Bachelor of Music and Master of Music in Piano Performance from the University of Houston and was awarded the Doctor of Musical Arts degree in piano performance from the University of Colorado at Boulder. Her major teachers have included Janice Hodges, Nancy Weems, Alvin Chow and Larry Graham.
Dr. Keeling has performed in the U.S., Mexico and Canada and in the summer of 2007 was visiting professor of piano at the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing and at the Conservatory of Music at Nanjing Normal University in Nanjing, China. She is active as a soloist, chamber musician, orchestra soloist and clinician and has given multiple sessions and performances at state conventions, as well as at the national conferences for the Music Teachers National Association, the American String Teachers Association and the National Flute Association. Her students are active as well, garnering performance and academic awards for their various achievements. Under her instruction, her past students have been top prizewinners at competitions such as the Corpus Christi Young Artist Competition, the national level of the MTNA Young Artist Competition, the TMTA Young Artist Performance Contests and several other regional and local contests. Her students have also been accepted to top graduate programs at prestigious music schools across the nation.
Dr. Keeling currently co-directs the Summer Music Institute for Piano and Strings held at UTSA each summer and is the co-advisor for UTSA’s Music Teachers National Association Collegiate Chapter. She has served on the executive boards of the Texas Music Teachers Association, the San Antonio Music Teachers Association and was a founding board member of the Alliance Music Teachers Association of San Antonio. She currently serves as the chairman of the College Faculty Forum for the Texas Music Teachers Association.
MUS 3252 1 Adv. Lit-Analysis: Piano Lit I
MUS 3252 1 Adv. Lit-Analysis: Piano Lit II
Private Instruction - Piano (graduate and undergraduate)
Graduate Piano Literature
Practicum in advanced teaching