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Lorianne Keeney

North Port High School
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Ms. Lorianne Keeney hails from Morrow, Georgia, where she started in band as a percussionist. She graduated from Morrow High School and then went on to Middle Tennessee State University where she earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Instrumental Music Education, and a Master’s Degree in Instrumental Conducting. She has conducted many ensembles, including the MTSU Wind Ensemble, and the MTSU Percussion Ensemble, and she has worked with many ensembles including The MTSU Band of Blue, Mt. Juliet Marching Band and the Mt. Juliet Indoor Drumline. She has performed with artists such as Lalo Davila, J.B. Smith, Matt Savage, Greg Bissonnette, Arthur Lipner, Richie Garcia, Heratio Hernandez, David Amram, and has played under conducting/composing greats such as W. Francis McBeth, Alfred Reed, Johan DeMeij, Jerry Junkin, Colonel Arnald Gabriel, and Colonel Lowell Graham. She is an active member of the Percussive Arts Society, MENC, FMEA, FBA, MEA, and NEA. Ms. Keeney has performed with the Sarasota Pops as Principal Percussionist, and is the former Percussion Caption Head of the Sun Devils Drum and Bugle Corps. She is currently the Director of the North Port High School Indoor Percussion Ensemble, and Director of Percussion, Band, and Orchestras at North Port High School.