Keith Van Dyke
Percussion & Low Brass Instructor
Keith van Dyke majored in Music at Western Michigan University, obtaining a degree in Music Therapy and later a Masters Degree in Social Work. Keith worked in behavioral health system for 40 yrs until retirement in 2018.
Keith was raised here in Spring Lake in a family of musicians. His father was a band director who played woodwinds and his mother was a piano teacher who gave lessons from home. Keith started piano lessons at age 5 and played trombone until 9th grade then switched to baritone/euphonium. His performance experience includes playing in rock and country bands, jazz and church ensembles. He values each individual's learning style and strives to adapt a method appropriate for each student. He also appreciates finding new ways to build inspiration to motivate students to maximize their practice time.