Keith Karns

(Professor, Dr., Mr.)

Professor, Music

503-838-8541 | karnsk@wou.edu
APSC 221

Personal Website

At WOU since

09/16/2018

Hobbies

Hiking, Boating, Fly Fishing

Hometown

North Pole, Alaska

Favorite book/movie

Film: Once Upon a Time In The West Fiction: The Moon is a Harsh Mistress Non Fiction: Peak: Secrets From the NewScience of Expertise

Office Hours

MonTuesWedsThursFri
NoonNoonNoonNoonNoon
By Appointment

Course schedule

Spring 2019
CRNCourseTitleTimesLocation
30504 MUP305 AMERICAN VERNACULAR STUDIES - --- ---
31125 MUP425 INSTRUMENTAL - --- ---
30480 MUEN163 ORQUESTRA BRASIL TR 1400-1520 SH 108
30512 MUP105 AMERICAN VERNACULAR STUDIES - --- ---
30481 MUEN363 ORQUESTRA BRASIL TR 1400-1520 SH 108
30452 MUEN521 BRASS CHAMBER ENSEMBLE T 1800-1920 SH 123
31110 MUP325 INSTRUMENTAL - --- ---
30470 MUEN162 WESTERN HEMISPHERE ORCHESTRA MWF 1500-1550 SH 108
30520 MUP405 AMERICAN VERNACULAR STUDIES - --- ---
30535 MUP605 AMERICAN VERNACULAR STUDIES - --- ---
30522 MUP205 AMERICAN VERNACULAR STUDIES - --- ---
30471 MUEN362 WESTERN HEMISPHERE ORCHESTRA MWF 1500-1550 SH 108
31148 MUP300 NON-JURIED - --- ---
30434 MUS250 CONCERT ATTENDANCE R 1100-1150 --- ---
31127 MUP125 INSTRUMENTAL - --- ---
30482 MUEN563 ORQUESTRA BRASIL TR 1400-1520 SH 108
30472 MUEN562 WESTERN HEMISPHERE ORCHESTRA MWF 1500-1550 SH 108
30450 MUEN321 BRASS CHAMBER ENSEMBLE T 1800-1920 SH 123
31080 MUP625 INSTRUMENTAL - --- ---
31082 MUP225 INSTRUMENTAL - --- ---
30449 MUEN121 BRASS CHAMBER ENSEMBLE T 1800-1920 SH 123
31738 MUS399 SS: BEGINNING JAZZ IMPROV MW 1200-1250 SH 108

Areas of responsibility

Jazz Orchestra
Latin Jazz
Jazz Improvisation
Applied Trumpet
Brass Chamber Music

What you will do and learn in my courses

We will be developing the skills needed to express music. You will need to practice.

Education

B.M. University of Wisconsin Eau Claire, Trumpet Performance
M.M. Indiana University, Jazz Studies
D.M.A. University of North Texas, Jazz Studies/Brass Pedagogy

Teaching focus

Music, Jazz, Chamber Music, Brass Pedagogy

Research areas

The intersection of hard bop and free jazz in the music of Woody Shaw
The role of jazz composers and large ensemble jazz music in jazz history
Jazz Education
Brass Pedagogy

Professional memberships

TMEA
OMEA

International Trumpet Guild




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