Keith Walker, trumpet
A veteran teacher of 31 years and a trumpet player for over 40, Keith Walker has performed throughout the midwestern US, as well as making his European performance debut in 2018. As a performer or conductor, Keith has over 50 Broadway musicals under his belt in addition to solo and chamber music performances.
He was a winner of the Kalamazoo Bach Festival competition while at WMU, and has performed with Hope Summer Repertory Theater, Western Michigan University Theater, Hope College Theater, the West Michigan Symphony, Holland Symphony Orchestra, the Holland Concert Jazz Orchestra, and many churches, theaters, and wedding ceremonies in the Midwest.
Based in Holland, Michigan, Keith studied trumpet under Dr. Stephen Jones at Western Michigan University, earning a minor in Trumpet Performance. Further studies with Bobby Shew, Rich Illman, Dan Duncan, Charley Lea, and Dr. Nathan Warner have enabled him to enlarge his toolbox and vary his approach to playing and performing.