Thomas Keesecker has taught piano to children and adults for over 40 years. He has served as a music director in Lutheran and Roman Catholic parishes in Virginia, Montana, and Maryland. His award winning choral music is published by several publishers. His studies at the Berklee College of Music in Boston and the Catholic University School of Music in Washington, D.C. prepared him for a career in which he has mixed classical technique and jazz improvisation. His latest compositions include a series of piano music published by MorningStar Music. The first book,The Quiet Center, was published in 2017. The fifth book, The Quiet Heart, will be published in 2020.