Keith Aleo

Principal Timpanist

Keith A. Aleo has a multifaceted career as a performer, educator and administrator. He is the Director of Percussion at the Interlochen Center for the Arts. He is also a consultant for the Zildjian, Vic Firth, and Balter companies. His playing credits include the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, and the London Symphony Orchestra., Music for Multiple Metals and Advanced Etudes for Snare Drum.

Mr. Aleo has given master classes and workshops on percussion instruments at numerous universities and conventions. Highlights have included the Percussive Arts Society State and International Conventions, PAS Journees de la Percussion in Paris France, the Paris Conservatory, the PAS Italian Percussion Festival in Fermo Italy, the Shanghai Conservatory, Tainan National University of the Arts, and multiple Music Educator Conferences.