Professor Keith L. Cooper is a commercial-styles guitarist of rock, jazz, blues, percussive-acoustic music, composer, and author. In 2004, Martin Guitar sponsored Cooper on his international tours. Cooper was invited to Athens, Greece, to perform at the Summer Olympics. In 2005 and 2006, he was the chief guitar clinician for the Gospel Music Association in Estes Park, Colorado. He was signed to Reel Loud Records, Appleton, Wisconsin, in 2005, producing four recognized and international recordings: the albums “Sacred Dance” and “The Hymns.” Cooper was a top-10 artist on religious radio for the album “Sacred Dance” in 2006. From 2005-2012, Professor Cooper toured internationally in Greece, Russia, Israel, Finland, Latvia, and North and South America. Cooper toured with Denver and the Mile-high Orchestra, and Selah worked with Jars of Clay and Grammy award-winning acts such as Sheila E., Collin Raye, and Clint Black.
D.M.E (Liberty University)
CERT (Berklee College of Music)
M.A (Liberty University)
M.A (Criswell College)
B.M (Belmont University)
Martin Guitar Company
Guitar Center Corporation
Dr. Cooper has worked in various educational fields and ministerial positions, including Collier County Adult Education, Mt. Pleasant Middle School, and First Baptist Church of Fort Worth, Texas. Dr. Cooper is an Associate Professor of guitar and music at the Liberty University School of Music.