- Historical Performance Institute
Keith Northover is a graduate of Indiana University, where he studied with Howard Klug and Eric Hoeprich. He is currently on faculty at Indiana University teaching historical clarinets. Previous posts include teaching at the University of Florida, St. Vincent de Paul School, and the College of Central Florida. Before IU, he completed both his Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees from the University of Florida, where he studied with Mitchell Estrin.
Recent career highlights include premières and performances at Clarinetfest in Belgium, Denver, and Reno, the NACWPI Conference in Vancouver, and the American Reed Summit in South Carolina. Additionally he has toured the world with chamber music tours in Europe and Brazil and is a founding member of the Novacane Clarinet Quartet and the Æther Reed Quintet. He also performs regularly with orchestras in the Midwest and South.
In addition to his active performance schedule, Keith is an active teacher and researcher. His students have gone on to succeed at Solo and Ensemble contests, regional and all-state ensembles, and gaining acceptance into various music programs across the country including Indiana University, and the University of Florida. His research and performance interests include pursuing and advocating the use of the auxiliary clarinets, Mozart and the Basset Horn, the use of low clarinets in Opera and Film, and historical instruments and performance practices.