Pete's Percussion Podcast: Episode 97 - Renee Keller

ProMusica Chamber Ensemble Principal Percusssionist/Timpanist and Music Professor at OSU-Lima Renee Keller stops by to talk about her current teaching responsibilities (01:40), her work with ProMusica and the Duomo Percussion Duo (26:55), growing up in Rochester, NY and her views on women in percussion (38:55), going to the University of Michigan for undergrad (51:10), going to Temple University (PA) and studying with Alan Abel for her master’s (58:20), taking auditions for a year before studying with She-e Wu for her doctorate (01:09:10), and going along with the Random Ass Questions (01:41:35).

Finishing with a Rave on the World Cup (01:49:55).


Renee Keller's Homepage

Renee Keller's ProMusica page

Les Misérables (Musical)

Les Misérables (Film)

Miss Saigon


The Phantom of the Opera

My Fair Lady

Sarah Waters

Ruth Cahn

Patti Niemi

Michael Udow

John H. Beck

Jonathan Ovalle

Brian Zator

"Ilijas" - Nebojsa Zivkovic

"Moonchild/In Your Quiet Place" - Gary Burton

"Bongo-0" - Roberto Sierra

Sonata in A Minor - J.S. Bach

"She Who Sleeps with a Small Blanket" - Kevin Volans

Tango Suite, No. 1 - Piazzolla/Kevin Super

Angela Zator Nelson

Alan Abel

Philip O'Banion

"Mudra" - Bob Becker

"Mirror in the Shoe Store..." - Susan Powell

"Merlin" - Andrew Thomas

"Generally Spoken..." - Zivkovic

"Rebellion" - Stephen Rush

She-e Wu

Percussion Instruments and Their History - James Blades

"Reflections on the Nature of Water" - Jacob Druckman

"Rebonds A" - Iannis Xenakis

"Chaconne" - J.S. Bach

"Variations on Lost Love" - David Maslanka

"Le Livres des Claviers" - Philippe Manourey

"Omar" - Franco Donatoni

"And What Rough Beast...?" - Mark Satterwhite

"Three Moves" - Paul Lansky

"13 Drums" - Maki Ishii

"Ripple" - Akira Miyoshi

"Arabesco Infinito" - Alejandro Viñao

"Loops 2" - Philippe Hurel

"Psappha" - Iannis Xenakis

"Tambourin Paraphrase" - Keiko Abe

"Nagoya Marimbas" - Steve Reich

The Tooth Fairy trailer

V for Vendetta trailer

Forrest Gump trailer

"Knockin' On Your Screen Door" - John Prine

Matt Coley