Jeff Keller

Adjunct Faculty, Conservatory of Music, Capital University
Retired Director of Bands, Dublin Coffman High School – Dublin City Schools

Member Since: 1984

(Charter Member)

Dr. Jeffrey C. Keller is currently on the faculty at Capital University Conservatory of Music as an adjunct professor in music education. Jeff retired as Director of Bands at Dublin Coffman High School in 2005.

A graduate of The Ohio State University, Jeff Keller began his teaching career in Dublin in 1972. He returned to The Ohio State University in 1975 to complete his Masters Degree and pursue his Doctorate Degree in Music Education. While completing his course work Jeff taught in the School of Music and was an assistant director with The Ohio State University Marching Band, under Dr. Paul Droste. Dr. Keller returned to Dublin in 1980 where he continued to head the band program. He was the State Band Chair coordinating the All-State Band for the 1995 Ohio Music Education State Conference. In the spring of 2001 he received the God and Country Music Award from the Greater Columbus Area Salvation Army and the Brass Band of Columbus for his service to music education and performance in the Brass Band of Columbus. In 2002 Jeff was presented the Music Educator of the Year award from the Ohio Music Education Association for exemplary leadership, service and commitment to excellence in Music Education in Ohio. At the conclusion of the 2001-2002 school year Jeff was presented the Dublin Coffman High School Hall of Fame Award for outstanding service. In November 2008 Dr. Keller was part of the first group inducted into the Dublin Alumni Association Hall of Fame.

Dr. Keller lives in Dublin with his wife, Gail. His daughter Kristany (Berger) has a business degree from the University of Richmond and law degree from The Ohio State University. Kristany and her husband Greg live in Lewis Center.