Keith Stanfield began playing the violin at the age of 3, and made his solo debut at the Royal Festival Hall in London (England) aged 6. He made his tv debut on the BBC aged 9, and his concerto debut aged 12. He is a graduate of the Purcell School of Music and the Royal Academy of Music.
Keith has performed concertos and recitals at many of Europe’s major venues, and has performed privately for dignitaries including the reigning Prince of Monaco. He recently made his US debut it April 2017 performing the Brahms Violin Concerto with the Atchison Benedictine College Symphony Orchestra, and he performed the same work with the Kansas City Civic Orchestra in October of this year. Following tonight’s performance of Vivaldi’s “Four Seasons,” with the Westwood Ensemble, he will perform a short three concert series of the complete works for violin and piano by Brahms in March, followed by two more appearances with orchestra later in the year.
He is Concertmaster of the Kinnor Philharmonic Orchestra, Northland Symphony Orchestra and Assistant Concertmaster of the Saint Joseph Symphony, as well as a member of various other orchestras in the region. He currently teaches at Benedictine College, Cottey College and maintains a small private studio in Kansas City. His recordings of Mozart and Bach are available on iTunes.