Professional Information

Dr. Keith M. Bradshaw serves as chair of the music department at Southern Utah University where he teaches courses in theory, aural skills, analysis, and orchestration. He received his Ph.D. in composition from the University of Minnesota, and his M.M. and B.M. from Brigham Young University. Prior to coming to SUU, he founded the music program at Southern Virginia University, and served as chair of the division of arts. Somewhat eclectic, he has composed music for both choral and instrumental ensembles and has received performances across the United States and China. He has served as composer-in-residence with the BYU Singers and in the Minnesota Composer's Forum Church/Synagogue Residency Program. He is currently composer-in-residence with the Orchestra of Southern Utah. He has been awarded a fellowship in composition from the McKnight Foundation, a commission from the Barlow Endowment for Composition, and won the national "Welcome Christmas" Christmas carol contest from the American Composers Forum. In addition to composition, Dr. Bradshaw directs the Master Singers, an all male chorus of 80-plus members in Cedar City, Utah. He also works as an engraver, orchestrator, arranger, and transcriber, and has had his work published by Oxford, Alfred, and Sounds of Zion.