TIM KEELER, countertenor, is sought after as a performer, a conductor, and an educator. Prior to joining Chanticleer, he sang with the Grammy-nominated Choir of Trinity Wall Street and performed frequently throughout New York City with groups like TENET, Ekmeles, New York Polyphony, Gallicantus, Trident Ensemble, and the Saint Thomas Choir of Men and Boys.
While in New York, Tim directed the choirs at the Special Music School High School and served as a vocal coach and conductor for the Young People's Chorus of New York City. He was also the choral conductor for Juilliard's new Summer Performing Arts program - a two-week intensive summer course in Geneva, Switzerland.
Tim holds an AB in Music from Princeton University with certificates in Vocal Performance and Computer Science, an MPhil in Music and Science from Cambridge University, and an MM in Choral Conducting from the University of Michigan. While studying at the University of Michigan, Tim served as assistant conductor of the Grammy award-winning UMS Choral Union, preparing the choir for performances with Leonard Slatkin and the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. His dissertation at Cambridge explored statistical methods used in natural language processing and unsupervised machine learning as applied to musical phrase detection and segmentation. timkeeler.net