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Keegan Finkbine
Keegan Finkbine

Mr. Keegan Finkbine received a Bachelor's in Music Education from Northern Kentucky University in 2010 where he studied bassoon with Mr. Russell Hinkle and conducting with Dr. Brant Karrick.  Mr. Finkbine earned a Master's in Bassoon Performance from the University of Georgia at Athens in 2014 where he studied with Dr. Amy Pollard.  

He is currently the Director of Bands at Drakes Creek Middle School in Bowling Green and assists at Greenwood High School.  Previously, he was the Director of Bands at Lanier County Middle School in Lakeland, Georgia and Director of Bands at Frontier School Corporation in Chalmers, Indiana.  He has taught private lessons throughout his career and his students have earned recognition in various honor bands.

Major Performances Include:

    • Northern Hills Bassoon Ensemble, International Double Reed Society (IDRS) Annual Convention, 2012
    • UGA Wind Symphony, College Band Directors National Association (CBDNA) Southern Division Conference, 2012
    • UGA Wind Ensemble, CD Streetsong, 2012 (recorded 2011)
    • UGA Wind Ensemble, GMEA In-Service Conference, 2011
    • Northern Hills Bassoon Ensemble, OMEA In-Service Conference, 2010
    • First Bassoon, KMEA Intercollegiate Band, 2010
    • Second Bassoon, Kappa Kappa Psi, National Intercollegiate Band, 2009
    • NKU Symphonic Winds, KMEA In-Service Conference, 2009
    • NKU Symphonic Winds, CBDNA Southern Division Conference, 2008
    • Northern Hills Bassoon Ensemble, OMEA In-Service Conference, 2008
    • Second Bassoon, KMEA Intercollegiate Orchestra, 2008

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