Arranger & Composer
Following a performing career with The USAF Band in Washington, D.C. as well as a career as a Music Professor, Keith is currently PUBLISHING works for:
SAXOPHONE - SOLO & QUARTET
BRASS QUINTET & TUBA, HORN TRIOS
FLUTE & CLARINET
CHRISTMAS & SACRED MUSIC for:
SOLO & LARGE or SMALL CONCERT & JAZZ ENSEMBLES
About Keith Young
Keith R. Young is Professor Emeritus of Music at Indiana University of Pennsylvania where he taught saxophone performance studies, music theory, and directed the Jazz Band and Pit Orchestras from 1998 to 2016. In 1998 he retired as the Principal Saxophonist with the U.S. Air Force Band in Washington, D.C. He is active as a woodwind performer and pianist and is currently teaching applied saxophone at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh. His recordings include a solo compact disc with Crystal Records entitled Saxophone Voices from Five Countries.
His arrangements have been performed by The USAF Band, as well as many college ensembles.
He especially enjoys arranging traditional melodies and sacred hymns. Arrangements include music for concert and jazz ensembles; saxophone quartets and solos; brass quintets: as well as flute and clarinet duets and solos. Currently he has six publications with Kendor Music.
Dr. Young received music degrees from Bowling Green State University in Ohio, the Catholic University of America, and the University of Maryland.