Jonathan Keeble is praised for his rich tone, effervescent personality, and nuanced musicality. In high demand as performing artist and master class clinician. he has been described as having an “infinitely flexible sound, with many subtle colors,” and is among the leading performer/pedagogues of his generation.
Jonathan is Professor of Flute at the University of Illinois, and is the flutist for the award-winning Prairie Winds and Aletheia Duo, and Principal Flute of the Sinfonia da Camera. He is a regular performer, adjudicator, and presenter at National Flute Association conventions, and is a Past President of the Association. Recent tours include appearances on concert series and festivals in New Zealand, Brazil, Australia, Ecuador, Korea, Hong Kong, New Zealand and throughout the United States. During summers he teaches and performs at festivals ranging from Aria International, to Madeline Island Chamber Music, to the Pacific Northwest Flute and Piccolo Forum.
Jonathan’s students populate the globe as recording artists, faculty at universities and colleges, and as orchestra members. He plays a Nagahara Full Concert flute with 14 karat headjoint, and platinum extended riser.