Gina McKeown

Bachelors of Music Ed., Illinois Wesleyan University

Master of Music, Illinois State University

Gina McKeown graduated with honors from Illinois State University with a Masters of Music and Illinois
Wesleyan University with a Bachelors of Music Education. Her concentrations were Choral Education, Music Therapy and her primary instruments were piano and voice. In addition to teaching music at BCA, Gina runs a private music studio and teaches piano, voice, and ukulele to students of all ages. Gina was previously the Creative Arts Director of the Dorothea Dix Hospital Creative Arts Therapies department in Raleigh NC. In 2015, Gina co-founded the Greater Newburyport Children’s Chorus and serves currently as the Music Director, serving youth in grades 2-12. She was the Music Director of Clinton Presbyterian Church in Illinois and currently serves as a substitute pianist for area churches as needed. Gina resides in Newburyport MA with her husband, 4 children, 3 cats, and her dog.