Michelle Keast

Adjunct Professor of Music Education
Department of Arts
Music Program

Music Program

Department of Arts

Michelle Keast earned her B.M.E. from Morningside College in Sioux City, Iowa as a vocal music specialist. She taught elementary music in Columbia, Missouri while also working part-time on a M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction with a specialization in early childhood music instruction under Wendy Sims. Now in her 16th year as music teacher at Milam Fine Arts Magnet Elementary for Ector County ISD, Mrs. Keast serves as an adjunct faculty for The University of Texas Permian Basin teaching Elementary Music Methods and The Development of Creativity in Early Childhood. Her research interests include teaching active music listening skills and developing activities that foster creativity in early childhood.

Last Updated: 07/08/2020