David Keezing received his B.M. and M.M. in guitar performance at the Eastman School of Music, studying under guitarist and pedagogue Nicholas Goluses. David has also studied jazz guitar under Bob Sneider at Eastman and Rich Goldstein at The Hartt School, as well as performance practice and lute under Paul O’Dette. David has experience performing in a variety of contexts, from solo classical guitar; guitar ensemble performances, including a performance of Steve Reich’s Electric Counterpoint in Kilbourn Hall for the First Niagara Rochester Fringe Festival; chamber music; rock groups; jazz and jazz fusion; reggae; and renaissance lute in the continuo section of the Eastman’s Collegium Musicum. David also collaborates with his wife, April, who is a singer-songwriter, and helped produce and play guitars on her recent LP, Mountainview. As a teacher, David is on the faculty of the Settlement Music School. David has also taught guitar classes and coached rock bands and ensembles at Appel Farm Arts Camp in Elmer, NJ, where he was the director of the Music Department for several years.
Education: Eastman School of Music, BM and MM Guitar Performance