Michael Keepe Engagements

March 9, 2019   Idaho Region I Solo & Ensemble Contest
Adjudicator
Post Falls High School
March 13-14 2019   District I Idaho High School Music Festival
Adjudicator/Clinician (Band)
North Idaho Community College
June 24-27, 2019   Festival at Sandpoint Summer Music Camp
Chamber Band, Saxophone


Archived Engagements
September 29, 2018   Benefit Concert for Musical for Life
Lake Pend d'Oreille Winery
Please click here for more information
July 12, 2018  

Festival Music Camp Finale Concert
Historic Panida Theater 6PM

July 9, 2018  

Festival All-Star Faculty Concert
Historic Panida Theater 6-8PM
Performance of Fantaisie Sur un Theme Original by Jules Demersseman

July 9-12, 2018   Festival at Sandpoint Summer Youth Music Camp
Faculty: Saxophone Ensemble, Chamber Band
Please Click Here For More info
June 2, 2018   NISA/Bella Note Music Studios Workshop
Sponsorship: Conn-Selmer Inc., Hoffman Music
Guest Artist: Robert E. Stanton
3-5PM Sandpoint High School
Please Click Here For More info
June 27 - July 9, 2017   Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp
Faculty: Saxophone, Conducting
Twin Lakes, Michigan
March 9, 2017  

Tucson Symphony Orchestra
 Ravel: Bolero
7:30 PM Centennial Hall
Please click here for more information

February 24-28 2017  

Boise, ID Master Class Series
Boise State University
Boise High School
Eagle High School
Bishop Kelly High School

Conn-Selmer/Dunkley Music Clinics
Kuna High School
Vision Charter School
Eagle High School
Les Bois Junior High
Boise High School

October 17, 2016  

Spokane, WA Master Classes
 Lewis & Clark High School
Ferris High School

June 28 - July 10, 2016  

Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp
Faculty: Saxophone, Conducting
Twin Lakes, Michigan

May 14, 2016  

The Rodriguez & Keepe Duo
University of Arizona College of Law Graduation Ceremony

April 15, 2016  

Guest Artist
Hugo Vera, Tenor Voice: Faculty Recital "Music for a While"
 Performance of The Stolen Branch for tenor voice, alto saxophone and piano,
by Graham LyncH
7 PM Holsclaw Hall, University of Arizona 

April 11, 2016 (Cancelled)  

Faculty Recital: "Settings for Saxophone"
Michael Dauphinais, Piano
Special Guests TBA
 University of Arizona, Fred Fox School of Music
 Holsclaw Hall 7PM

March 9-16, 2016  

Wisconsin Master Class Tour
Visting schools in Baraboo, Reedsburg, and more.

February 14, 2016  

Tucson Symphony Pops!
 Curtis Stiger, Hooray for Love!
2 PM Tucson Music Hall
Please click here for more information

February 13, 2016  

Tucson Symphony Pops!
Curtis Stiger, Hooray for Love!
8 PM Tucson Music Hall
Please click here more information

January 20-30, 2016  

2016 Arizona Music Educators Conference "Looking to the Future"
Phoenix Mesa Marriot

December 13, 2015  

Presidio Quartet
Placitas Artists Series, Placitas, NM
 Please click here for more information

December 2, 2015  

Featured Soloist
University of Arizona Wind Ensemble
Performance of David Maslanka's Hell's Gate for solo saxophone trio and band.
Soloists; Michael Keepe, alto; Derek Granger, tenor; Ryan McCormick, baritone
Fred Fox School of Music, Crowder Hall 7:30 PM
Please click here for more information

November 29, 2015  

Tucson Symphony Orchestra
Pixar in Concert
2:05 PM PM Tucson Music Hall
Please click here for more information

November 28, 2015  

Tucson Symphony Orchestra
Pixar in Concert
4 PM Tucson Music Hall
Please click here for more information

November 20, 2015  

Presidio Quartet
University of Arizona Guest Artist Series
Fred Fox School of Music
Holsclaw Hall 7PM
Please click here for more information

November 7, 8 2015  

Presidio Quartet
"For the Love of Music" Concert Series
7 Ledge Avenue, Quality Hill, Old Bisbee, Arizona 85603
Email:  loveofmusic@artentree.net, Tel: 520 432 7217

November 3, 2015  

Guest Soloist
Sierra Vista Community Band
Performance of Oblivion for soprano saxophone and band by Piazzolla
Buena Performing Arts Center, Sierra Vista, AZ
$5 All proceeds proceeds go back to the Sierra Vista Unified School District's
Community Relations Office to fund the community band's rehearsal space
and support fine arts students and activities in the school district.
Please click here for more information

October 23, 2015  

Lisa Kachouee, Clarinet: UA Alumni Recital
Guest Artist for performance of:
Lignes Floues for clarinet and saxophone by Neil Anderson-Himmelspach
7 PM Holsclaw Hall UA School of Music
Please click here for more information 

September 27, 2015  

Tucson Symphony Orchestra
Rachmaninoff: Symphonic Dances
 2 PM Tucson Music Hall
Please click here for more information

September 25, 2015  

Tucson Symphony Orchestra
Rachmaninoff: Symphonic Dances
8 PM Tucson Music Hall
Please click here for more information

June 30 - July 12, 2015  

Faculty: Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp
Please click here for more information

May 19, 2015  

Presidio Quartet
Academy Village
Tucson, AZ 7 PM

April 17, 2015  

Clinic: Improving Your Saxophonists Sound, The Easy Way
AMEA All State Festival
University of Arizona Fred Fox School of Music
 Room 106, 9 AM

April 12, 2015  

Presidio Quartet
Sunflower Community at Continental Ranch
Marana, AZ 1 PM

March 15, 2015  

Presidio Quartet
Voyager Resort Chapel
10 AM

March 12-13, 2015  

North American Saxophone Alliance Region II Conference
Northern Arizona University
Performance of Micrographia for solo tenor saxophone by Samuel Andreyev
Please click here for more information

February 28, 2015  

UA School of Music Faculty Recital
Rodriguez & Keepe Duo
UA School of Music Crowder Hall
 7:30 PM

January 24, 2015  

Adjudicator 
AMEA Regional Band Auditions
University of Arizona

October 22 2014  

University of Arizona Saxophone Studio Recital
Featuring the students of Dr. Michael Keepe
U of A Crowder Hall, 7:30 PM

October 18-19, 2014  

Music + Latin American Music Festival, University of Arizona
Performances of First & Second Little Serious Piece by Silvestre Revueltas
University of Arizona Faculty Winds, Odaline de la Martinez, Conductor
 Please click here for more information

August 5, 2014  

Presidio Saxophone Quartet
Arizona Academy Village
7:30 PM

July 12, 2014  

Presidio Saxophone Quartet
Moseley Arts Center, Mary Stigall Theatre
Lake City, Colorado
Please click here for more information

May 17, 2013   The Rodriguez & Keepe Duo
UA College of Law Graduation Ceremony
 Centennial Hall
 7 PM
May 7, 2013   The Rodriguez & Keepe Duo
A Night with the Stars
Presented by the UA Eller College of Management
Skyline Country Club
5 PM
March 20-23, 2014   North American Saxophone Alliance Biennial Conference
University of Illinois
Performance of Micrographia for solo tenor saxophone by Samuel Andreyev (North American Premiere)
Lecture: The Hollywood Saxophone Quartet:
Its History and Contributions to Saxophone Quartet Performance in the United States

 
March 8, 2014  

The "Choiceless Choice" and the Children of the Holocaust
Creative Collaborations with Dr. Paula Fan
Performance of "I Never Saw Another Butterfly" by Ellwood Derr
11 AM, UA Student Bookstore, Lower level
Please click here for more information

January 25, 2014  

Adjudicator, Regional Band
Arizona Music Educators Association
University of Arizona

January 9-11, 2014  

UA Honor Band Festival
1/9 7PM Auditions
2/9 2PM UA Faculty Recital
Performance of Beat Me for solo tenor saxophone by Barry Cockroft
2/10 1:30PM Saxophone Master Class

August 27, 2013  

University of Arizona School of Music Opening Concert
Faculty Performance: Rodriguez & Keepe Duo
In Arcadia by Graham Lynch

May 10, 2013  

The Rodriguez & Keepe Duo
UA College of Law Graduation Ceremony
 Centennial Hall
 7 PM

May 1, 2013  

The Rodriguez & Keepe Duo
A Night with the Stars
Presented by the UA Eller College of Management
Skyline Country Club
5 PM

April 7, 2013  

Rodriguez & Keepe Duo
20th Anniversary Celebration Concert
Friends of Chamber Music Concert Series
St. Philips Episcopal Church, 2 PM, tickets by donation
Please click here for more information

April 4-5, 2013  

North American Saxophone Alliance Region 2 Conference
Bob Cole Conservatory of Music at California State University, Long Beach
Performance of Two Emotions for piano and saxophone, by Lennie Niehaus,
and Three Cutouts for solo alto saxophone, by Graham Lynch.

Lecture Presentation:
The Hollywood Saxophone Quartet:
Its History and Contributions to Saxophone Quartet Performance
in the United States
February 23, 24  2013  

Tucson Symphony Pops Orchestra
Broadway Rocks!
2/23 8 PM, 2/24 2 PM
Tucson Music Hall
Please click here for more information

February 17, 2013  

National Collegiate Leadership Conference
Presentation: Leadership in Today's Entrepreneurial Climate
University of Arizona, Student Union – Copper Room 10:15 AM
Please click here for more information

January 26, 2013   Adjudicator, Solo & Ensemble Festival
Arizona Music Educators Association
University of Arizona
November 18, 2012  

Rodriguez & Keepe Duo
20th Anniversary Celebration Concert
Pima Community College, West Campus, Recital Hall 3 PM
2202 West Anklam Road, Tucson, AZ 85709
Pima Fine Arts Website

November 10, 2012   

MTNA State Chamber Music Competition
Judge, Woodwind Category

October 26, 28 2012  

Tucson Symphony Orchestra
Symphonic Dances from “West Side Story” by Leonard Bernstein
Romeo and Juliet, Op 64 Selections from Suites 1 and 2 by Serge Prokofiev
10/26 7 PM, 10/28 2 PM
 Tucson Music Hall

October 24, 2012  

Presidio Saxophone Quartet
Children's Concert!
St. Marks Preschool 10 AM

April 20, 2012  

Presidio Saxophone Quartet
Friends of Chamber Music Concert Series
St. Philips Episcopal Church, 7 PM, tickets by donation
www.stphilipstucson.org

April 8, 2012   Guest Soloist
The Great Easter Vigil
St. Phillips in the Hills Episcopal Church, 7 PM
Click here for more information
March 15-18, 2012  

North American Saxophone Alliance Biennial National Conference
Arizona State University
Performance of Beat Me for solo tenor saxophone by Barry Cockroft
www.saxalliance.org

March 10, 2012  

TSO Pops! Live and Let Die: The Music of Paul McCartney
Tucson Music Hall, 7:30 PM

March 3, 2012  

Bach Marathon
St. Philips Episcopal Church, 1:30 PM, tickets by donation
www.stphilipstucson.org

February 19, 2012  

Presidio Saxophone Quartet
Presidio Goes to Hollywood: A Tribute to the Hollywood Saxophone Quartet
Pima Community College, 3 PM

February 7, 2012  

The Rodriguez & Keepe Duo
Children's Concert
St. Marks Preschool 9:30 AM

January 28, 2012   Adjudicator, Solo & Ensemble Festival
Arizona Music Educators Association
University of Arizona
January 17, 2012   The Rodriguez & Keepe Duo
Arizona Academy Village, 7:30 PM
November 2, 2011   DMA Lecture Recital
The Hollywood Saxophone Quartet:
Its History and Contributions to Saxophone Quartet Performance
in the United States.
University of Arizona School of Music,
Room 162, 7 PM
Featuring the Presidio Saxophone Quartet
with Fred Hayes (drums) and Scott Black (bass)
October 2, 2011  

The Rodriguez & Keepe Duo
Sax On A Piano
Pima Community College, 3 PM

Spetember 27, 2011  

Moisés Paiewonsky Faculty Recital
University of Arizona, Crowder Hall 7:30 PM

September 14, 2011  

Presidio Saxophone Quartet
Children's Concert!
St. Marks Preschool 10 AM

August 30, 2011  

The Rodriguez & Keepe Duo
Arizona Academy Village, 11:30 AM

July 31, 2011  

The Rodriguez & Keepe Duo
Friends of Chamber Music Summer Series
St. Philips Episcopal Church, 2 PM, tickets by donation
www.stphilipstucson.org

April 23, 2011  

Guest Soloist
The Great Easter Vigil
St. Phillips in the Hills Episcopal Church, 7 PM
Click here for more information

April 22, 2011  

Guest Soloist
Son of God Mass by James Whitbourn
St. Andrews Presbyterian Church 7 PM
Click here for more information

April 3, 2011

 

Tenor Madness: Contemporary Music for Tenor Saxophone
Faculty Recital: Pima Community College Recital Hall, 3 PM
Pima Fine Arts Website

March 26-27, 2011   TSO POPS! Simply Swinging
Tucson Music Hall, 7:30 PM
March 19, 2011  

Tucson Symphony with Bernadette Peters
Tucson Music Hall, 7:30 PM

March 8, 2011  

Guest Soloist
Pima College Wind Ensemble
Proscenium Theatre 7:30 PM
Pima Fine Arts Website

February 18-19 2011

 

North American Saxophone Alliance Region 2 Conference
University of Nevada at Las Vegas

January 29, 2011

 

Adjudicator
Solo & Ensemble, Arizona Music Educators Association

January 7-8, 2011

 

International Saxophone Symposium
George Mason University in Fairfax, VA

October 27, 2010

 

Rachel Kaplan DMA Ensemble Recital
Performance of Paul Schoenfield's “Klezmer Rondos”
Tucson Jewish Community Center, 7 PM

October 3, 2010  

Raymond Ryder and Friends Faculty Recital
Performing “Pièces Françasis” by Fernande Decruck
Pima Community College Recital Hall, 3 PM
Pima Fine Arts Website

March 3-6, 2010  

North American Saxophone Alliance National Conference
Performance March 3rd of "Ground Loop" by Drew Krause
University of Georgia, Athens, GA
www.saxalliance.org

February 14, 2010  

The Rodriguez & Keepe Duo
Special Valentine’s Day Concert
“Romantic Music for Piano and Saxophone”
 Pima Community College, Recital Hall 3 PM
Pima College, West Campus Recital Hall, 3 PM
2202 West Anklam Road, Tucson, AZ 85709
Pima Fine Arts Website

February 2, 2010  

University of Arizona Faculty Artist Series
Dr. Pamela Decker, Organ
Michael Keepe Guest Soloist
University of Arizona, Holsclaw Hall, 7 PM
Please click here for more information

January 30, 2010  

Adjudicator
Solo & Ensemble, Arizona Music Educators Association

                           
November 11, 2009  

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Benefit Concert
Outdoor Stage, Park Student Union
University of Arizona
Around 5:30 PM
FREE!

October 6, 2009   DMA Solo Recital
University of Arizona, Holsclaw Hall, 7 PM
Performing works by Decker, Decruck, Lennon, Piazzolla and Rogers.
Please click here for more information
March 29, 2009  

Presidio Quartet
West Liberty State College
Elbin Auditorium
West Liberty, WV
3 PM

February 22-23 2009  

North American Saxophone Alliance Region 2 Conference
University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico
World Premiere performance of Ground Loop
for tenor saxophone and pre-recorded media by Drew Krause

February 15 2009   Presidio Saxophone Quartet
Voyager Resort Center Stage Entertainment
Tucson,AZ 10 AM
February 8, 2009  

Presidio Quartet
Las Placitas Presbyterian Church
40 Tierra Madre Rd.
Placitas, NM 87043
3 PM

January 31, 2009   Adjudicator,
Solo & Ensemble,
Arizona Music Educators Association
November 2, 2008   DMA Ensemble Recital
Performing works by Albright, Webern,
Viana (North American Premiere),
Lynch, and Krause (World Premiere)
Please click here for mor information
September 28, 2008  

The Presidio Saxophone Quartet's
10th Anniversary Celebration

Featuring New Music for Saxophone
Pima Community College, Recital Hall 3 PM
Pima College, West Campus Recital Hall, 3 PM
2202 West Anklam Road, Tucson, AZ 85709
website

August 8, 2008   The Temptations
Fox Theater, Tucson 8 PM 
website
May 18, 2008  

Doctoral Qualifying Recital 
Performing the works of Demersseman, Glazounov,
Lynch, Lauba, Viana, Kreisler,
 and featuring the Presidio Saxophone Quartet
performing the Hollywood Saxophone Quartet arrangements of
There Will Never Be Another You and Toccata in F 
Pima College, West Campus Recital Hall, 3 PM
2202 West Anklam Road, Tucson, AZ 85709

May 8-11 2008  

Tucson Symphony Orchestra
8 PM (5/8, 9)
2PM (5/11)
For ticket information call or visit:
TSO Box Office: (520) 882-8585
website

April 27, 2008   Pima College Faculty Recital
The Rodriguez & Keepe Duo
Performing the works of Demersseman, Glazounov,
Tchaikovsky, Lynch, Lauba, Viana (World Premiere)
Pima College, West Campus Recital Hall, 3 PM
2202 West Anklam Road, Tucson, AZ 85709
website
March 22, 2008   Tucson Chamber Orchestra
Temple Emanu-El
225 North Country Club
Tucson, AZ 85716
website
March 14-16 2008   Tucson Symphony Orchestra
7:30 PM (3/14, 15)
2PM (3/16)
For ticket information call or visit:
TSO Box Office: (520) 882-8585
website
February 25 2008   Presidio Quartet

Residency, Shadyside Presbyterian Church, AM
5121 Westminster Place
Pittsburg, PA 4 p.m.

February 24 2008   Presidio Quartet
Shadyside Presbyterian Church
5121 Westminster Pl.
Pittsburg, PA
4 p.m.
February 22, 2008  

Presidio Quartet
Skidaway Island Presbyterian Church, 7:30 PM
50 Diamond Causeway
Savannah, GA 31411
www.skidawaypres.org

February 2, 2008   Presidio Quartet
Fellowship Square, 7 PM
Tucson, AZ
January 18-20 2008  

Tucson Symphony Orchestra
7:30 PM (1/18, 19)
2PM (1/20)
For ticket information call or visit:
TSO Box Office: (520) 882-8585
www.tucsonsymphony.org

December 31, 2007   Rodriguez & Keepe Duo
McClintock's Restaurant, 5 - 8 PM
Saguaro Ranch, Tucson, AZ
For reservations go to: The Saguaro Ranch Website
November 5, 2007   University of Arizona Saxophone Studio Recital
Rodriguez & Keepe Duo
World Premiere of Alba by Graham Lynch (original instrumentation)
Holsclaw Hall UofA Campus, 7 PM
October 20, 27, 2007  

Residency/ Master Class Series
University Of Arizona: Outreach Band, 9:30 AM

May 31-June 2, 2007   Arizona State
Music Teachers Association Conference
Phoenix, AZ
April 19 2007   Beatle Mania: Classical Mystery Tour
Starr Pass Marriott Resort, Tucson, AZ 9 p.m.
January 27, 2007   Adjudicator
Solo & Ensemble, Arizona Music Educators Association
January 18, 2007   Presidio Quartet
Presidio Quartet
St. Barnabas Apartments
600 Pine St.
Chattanooga, TN
Oct. 27 – Nov. 22, 2006   Presidio Quartet, MIDWEST TOUR
Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota, North Dakota,
Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa
October 20, 2006   Presidio Quartet
First Baptist Church, 8 PM
111 Park Avenue
Worcester, MA 01609-1699
Phone: 508-755-6143
October 8, 2006   Presidio Quartet
Arizona New Music Festival, Phoenix Museum of Art,
Phoenix, AZ
Performing: Parallel Play, by Judith Lang Zaimont
September 29, 2006  

Tucson Symphony Orchestra
8 PM
For ticket information call or visit:
TSO Box Office: (520) 882-8585
www.tucsonsymphony.org

September 28, 2006   Presidio Quartet
Pima Community College, Tucson AZ
Sept. 14, 2006   Presidio Quartet<