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Keith Pitner

Studying music since the age of 10, trombonist Keith Pitner has been described by the Dundee Weekly Journal as “...technically astounding and musically refreshing.” He won the Illinois High School Association's Best Trombonist award two years in a row in high school and also played in the All-State Honors Jazz Band in those two years. Originally from Algonquin, IL, Keith now studies and performs in Champaign, IL, attending the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in pursuit of a Music Education degree and studying trombone under Jim Pugh. At the University of Illinois he was the recipient of the Doris Vance Harmon scholarship, the School of Music's only four year full-ride scholarship

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Algonquin, IL

Willing to teach

Intermediate to advanced students


With a Music Education degree from the University of Illinois, I've spent as much time honing my teaching skills as I have my playing. I believe it is my duty to pass my knowledge and love for music to students looking for a means of expression and something real and personal. Contact me for more information.


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