Keith Aleo has had a multifaceted career as an administrator, educator, and a performer. Beginning in the fall of 2015, he was appointed the Director of Percussion at the Interlochen Center for the Arts, encompassing the Arts Camp, Percussion Institute, Adult Band Camp, and the Interlochen Arts Academy. He also serves as an Education and Orchestral Consultant for the Zildjian Company. Aleo has served on the faculties of such institutions as the University of Miami, Boston Conservatory, University of Rhode Island, and University of Connecticut. His playing credits include the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, Boston Symphony Orchestra, and Florida Philharmonic Orchestra. He was a member of the PAS Board of Directors and served on the Board of Overseers at the New England Conservatory from 2004 to 2010. Aleo has several publications to his credit including his most recent book entitled “Complimentary Percussion, a Handbook for Tambourine, Triangle, Cymbals and Bass Drum” and was awarded the PAS Outstanding Chapter President Award in 1994 for his work with the Florida Chapter of PAS.