Keith Dye

Keith Dye is Associate Dean for Undergraduate & Curricular Issues and Professor of Music Education at Texas Tech University. Dye holds the Doctor of Education in College Teaching of Music from Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY, a Master of Arts in Music Education from West Texas State University, Canyon, TX and the Bachelor of Music Education from Morningside College, Sioux City, IA.

Dr. Dye's primary areas of research interest are music educator preparation and best practices, and the effective use of desktop videoconferencing in delivery of music instruction. He has been published in leading journals and regularly presents nationally on these topics. Dr. Dye is a member of the Texas Tech University Teaching Academy as well as a Service Learning Fellow.

In service to the community, Dr. Dye is President of the Texas Music Education Association (TMEA), the world's largest music education organization with over 16,000 members. In this capacity he serves on the Executive Board of TMEA and contributes a monthly column to The Southwestern Musician. Locally, he is the creator and ongoing liaison for the Texas Tech/Lubbock Independent School District Fine Arts Alliance. This initiative seeks to maximize all fine arts activities and opportunities between the two entities for the mutual benefit of all students, faculty and community.