Leadership, Performance, Scholarship, Teaching, Service
About Keith Ward
Keith Ward is Professor of Music and Director of the Lamont School of Music at the University of Denver.In the field of academic leadership he has been active as a writer, reviewer, panelist, workshop facilitator, and accreditation evaluator. He has served as President of the College Music Society (President Elect, President, Immediate Past President, 2016-2019) and was a member of the Commission on Accreditation for the National Association of Schools of Music(NASM, 2012-2014).
As a pianist he has appeared in concerts on artist series, college campuses, and radio as a soloist, chamber musician, or vocal accompanist. In essays, reviews, critical editions, presentations, and publications, his scholarship has focused on leadership, pedagogy and teaching, American piano music from the 18th and 19th centuries, the composers Arnold Schoenberg and Charles Ives, and musical responses to HIV/AIDS.