Lasting Love & Lasting Peace
Keith is an instrumental guitarist from York, PA. He is married to Teri and has one daughter named Nikki. He is a member of Pine Grove United Methodist Church in York, PA. Keith plays mostly at churches, music festivals, family events, and community events. The style of music he plays is acoustic instrumental guitar consisting of hymns, original songs, and Christmas Carols. Keith began playing guitar at about the of 8. During his college years at West Chester University (1979 - 1983, near Philadelphia), he became more serious about Christian music and playing guitar. Keith accompanied various singers for church functions and played guitar for Inter Varsity Fellowship meetings. In the fall of 1985 and the spring of 1986, Keith toured with the Reach Out Singers as a rhythm guitarist. This group was based in Sioux Falls, SD. They traveled to Israel, Egypt, and Belgium, as well as many mid-western, southern, and eastern states of the USA. In 1990, Keith began playing guitar as a soloist in his hometown area. Since 1990, Keith has expanded his market from playing locally to playing regionally. Most of his playing is in Pennsylvania and Maryland, but his travels have also taken him to New York, New Jersey, Ohio, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, Tennessee, Colorado, and Texas. Keith has also played guitar for various church praise teams as a rhythm guitarist at the following churches: Highland Park Presbyterian, Bridges Singles Sunday School Class, Dallas, TX (1986 - 1988); Scofield Bible Church, Singles Group, Dallas, TX (1988 - 1989); Temple Baptist Church, York, PA (1992 - 1994); and Hempfield UMC, Lancaster, PA (1994 - 1995). The basis for Keith's ministry is found in 1 Samuel 16:14 - 23. As David brought peace to Saul's soul when he played the harp, Keith's hope is to use his gift from God in much the same way.