Corey Keating is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in music composition at Bowling Green State University in Ohio, where he teaches music theory and aural skills. He has studied composition with Christopher Dietz, Mikel Kuehn, and Marilyn Shrude, and has participated in masterclasses with Josh Levine, David Ludwig, Robert Morris, Rob Paterson, Andy Thomas, and Nils Vigeland.
He completed his Bachelor’s degree in Music Composition at San José State University in California, where he studied with Pablo Furman. In addition to composing, Corey held the position of Assistant Editor at the Ira F. Brilliant Center for Beethoven Studies, and was featured in the internationally-acclaimed Beethoven Journal.
His music has been performed by the UC Stanislaus Chamber Choir, the San Jose State Concert Choir, members of the San Jose Chamber Orchestra, horn player Mike Walker and pianist Qing Jiang, and has been featured in the Melos Music, Atlantic Music Festival, and Society of Composers, inc. concert series. Mr. Keating was recently awarded first prize in the NFMC’s 2012 Emil and Ruth Beyer National Art-Song competition for his Spring Night, based on the poetry of Sara Teasdale, and has been selected to participate in the upcoming BGSU/Toledo Symphony Orchestra readings.