December 13, 2018
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Music is a bridge from heart to heart.

The Performer

Jennifer Keeney is the creator of Creative Flutist Studio and Creative Flutist Classes and is a flute instructor in the Round Rock High Schools in Austin, Texas. Ms. Keeney was the Affiliate Artist of Flute at the University of Houston, Moores School of Music for 9 years. Jennifer enjoys collaborating with a variety of Classical, Jazz, Pop, Latin and World Musicians. She performs as a soloist and chamber musician as well as giving classes and workshops throughout Texas, the United States and abroad. Jennifer served as Flute and Piccolo in the River Oaks Chamber Orchestra, Principal Flute of the Hong Kong Philharmonic and the New World Symphony and has performed with the Detroit Symphony, Minnesota Orchestra, Houston Grand Opera and Colorado Music Festival Orchestra, among others. 

She taught at the Interlochen National Music Camp, the Bowling Green University Summer Flute Camp, The Baylor Flute Seminar and Floot Fire. Now her summers are spent teaching and performing on the flute faculty of The Panoramic Flutist at The University of Colorado, The Texas Summer Flute Symposium, and is celebrating 12 years of her summer Creative Flutist Classes now at The Austin Flute Academy in Austin, Texas. She has recordings of her own music, Spirit Spirals and Sound Journals and can be heard on various recordings with the orchestras she has played in, with Anita Kruse and live recordings of her Recitals and will making making a new recording in 2017.

The Educator

Having studied the flute all over the United States and Europe with world renowned flutists, Jennifer is grateful to all her teachers and over the years has synthesized what she has learned and continues to learn into her own style of teaching. Her passion for music and all of its forms of expression come through in her inspired and dynamic teaching. Ms. Keeney's Studio is primarily made up of High School, University and Professional students.

The focus of her teaching is to instruct, inspire and develop the individual in their holistic musical life. Ms. Keeney believes that learning is a dynamic, exchange between the teacher and the student/s. All incorporate the joy and art of music, the fundamentals of flute playing and musicianship as well as specific techniques and creative practice ideas for the growth of the individual student. These all involve playing the classical flute as well as any interest the student may have in learning to improvise, writing their own music and playing the piccolo, alto and bass flutes.

Ms. Keeney gives private flute lessons, group classes, master classes, performance classes and is known for her extraordinary teaching and guidance in preparing students for their auditions, competitions and preparation for entrance into conservatories, universities and schools of music. Her students continue to become Texas All- State Flutists, to win the Flute Club Young Artist Competitions, the Houston Symphony League Concerto Competition, The Denise Jennings Competition and the National radio program From The Top and MTNA, among others. Ms. Keeney's students have been accepted at many of the finest music school and universities such as: The Juilliard School of Music, Eastman School of Music, Carnegie Mellon, University of Southern California, University of Texas-Austin, San Francisco Conservatory, Colorado University at Boulder, University of Michigan, Du Paul University, Boston University, Northwestern University and New England Conservatory.

Questions? If you would like to join my flute studio, be added to my waiting list or would like more information on Flute Classes, please email me. I am happy to talk with you about your son or daughter's learning, progress, music, auditions, competitions, buying new instruments, lesson schedule, etc…