Keith Meek is founder and owner of Metro Musical Productions, a musician contracting service. MMP has a musician list of over 800 high caliber performers, and assists the North Texas region with many of its musical needs from live performances to professional recordings. As an extension of MMP he created the BLAST OF BRASS Summer Music Conference. BOB is a weeklong music camp dedicated to the intense study of brass instrumental performance for young students and is hosted at Texas A&M University in Commerce, Texas. The BOB faculty is a list of internationally acclaimed performers and educators. BOB has featured numerous artists from such ensembles as the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Cleveland Orchestra, Philadelphia Orchestra, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Dallas Symphony Orchestra, and Houston Symphony Orchestra…to name a few.
As a performer, Keith has toured, soloed, and recorded with EUROBRASS, touring Germany and Switzerland, along with soloing with various High School and College band programs. He was selected to participate in the Tanglewood Empire Brass Quintet seminar (1986) and Summit Brass Institute (1986-1988). Keith has performed with most all of the North Texas orchestras and bands over the years along with numerous performances through MMP.
As an educator, Keith is a popular clinician throughout the North Texas area. He has taught as adjunct trombone and low brass faculty at Howard Payne University and Eastfield College (DCCCD), along with building successful private studios in the Duncanville ISD (1989-2002) and Allen ISD (2009-2012). Keith’s studio has produced a large number of players who now hold major positions in the “President’s Own” Marine Band, The Kennedy Center Opera Orchestra, and various other ensembles around the country.
Currently, Keith has returned to the classroom and completed a Master of Music in Trombone Performance at Baylor University as the Graduate Assistant to Brent Phillips. Keith is married to Darla Meek, who is the Lecture in Elementary Music Education teacher at Texas A&M University-Commerce, and they have two children, Aubrey a budding artist and performer, and Gregory is a sports freak.