Oklahoma Baptist University

Dr. Keith Whitmore

Assistant Professor of Music / Staff Accompanist

Raley Chapel 221
405-585-4326

OBU Box 61276
500 W. University
Shawnee, OK 74804

Biography

Keith Whitmore has been Staff Accompanist at Oklahoma Baptist University since 1992. A Texas native, he obtained a bachelor's degree at Hardin Simmons University in Piano and Theory and a master's in Accompanying at University of North Texas. He was Staff Accompanist at Rice University before coming to Oklahoma. In 2004 he completed his DMA in Piano Performance at University of Oklahoma with a document on the Piano Music of Percy Grainger. In addition to his OBU performing schedule, he is an active performer in the Shawnee community and is the pianist for University Baptist Church. He is married to Laura Whitmore, who teaches in the Shawnee School system, and is proud that all four of his sons play musical instruments.

Education

D.M.A., University of Oklahoma
M.M., University of North Texas
B.Mus., Hardin Simmons University

Courses Taught

Accompanying
Private Piano
Class Piano
Private Harpsichord
Piano Chamber Music
Piano Maintenance

Selected Publications

Hymn arrangements for piano in Pedalpoint:

  • Spring 2000 Teach Me to Pray
  • Summer 2000 Be Thou My Vision
  • Summer 2001 All Praise to Thee

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