Nicole Keller is in demand as a concert artist, adjudicator, and clinician. She has concertized in the US and abroad in venues such as Saint Patrick’s Cathedral, New York; Cathédrale Notre-Dame, Paris; Dom Saint Stephan, Passau, Germany; Saint Patrick’s Cathedral, Armagh, Northern Ireland; and the Kazakh National University of Arts, Astana, Kazakhstan. She specializes in eclectic programs suited to instrument and audience with a desire to expand the listener’s horizons, pairing familiar sounds and genres with less familiar ones. Her performances with orchestras include concertos, works for small chamber orchestra, and large works involving organ, harpsichord, and piano. She has extensive experience as a chamber musician and as a continuo player, including many performances of Bach’s Saint Matthew and Saint John Passions, Christmas Oratorio, and Mass in B Minor, in addition to a host of cantatas and baroque chamber music. Ms. Keller currently serves as associate organist at Trinity Cathedral (Episcopal), Cleveland, and is on faculty at the Baldwin Wallace University Conservatory of Music in Berea, Ohio.
Ms. Keller received a performer’s certificate and master of music degree in organ performance and literature at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York, under the tutelage of David Higgs. While at Eastman, she studied continuo with Arthur Haas and improvisation with Gerre Hancock. She received a bachelor of music degree in piano performance from the Baldwin Wallace Conservatory of Music, where she studied piano with George Cherry and Jean Stell and organ with Margaret Scharf.