Keith Kile is a tuba player based in New York City. He is currently the Principal Tubist of The West Point Band, Professor of Tuba and Euphonium at Montclair State University, founding member of Collective Brass, and an active free-lancer.
Beyond his services with The West Point Band, Keith is an active free-lancer and has performed recently with the Iceland Symphony Orchestra in Reykjavik, the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, the Hudson Valley Philharmonic, and many other regional and ad-hoc ensembles. Also a passionate educator, Keith is on faculty at the John J. Cali School of Music at Montclair State University.
Prior to moving to New York, Keith performed regularly on both tuba and euphonium and appeared with The Mr. Jack Daniel's Original Silver Cornet Band, the Hal Leonard Studio Ensemble, numerous regional orchestras in the Midwest and Southeast, and served in the 129th Army National Guard Band for eleven years. As a successful soloist, Keith was selected the winner of the prestigious Jacobs School of Music Concerto Competition and is now a regular performer at conferences around the United States. Keith holds a B.S. in Music Education from Tennessee Tech University, a M.M. from Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music, and is currently pursuing a D.M.A. at the College-Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati.