Ron Kieper is a passionate, powerful, and exciting saxophonist with 20 years of dedication to perfecting his talent. His approach to the saxophone is no different than the elite saxophonists performing throughout the world today. Ron brings an exceptional level of professionalism, musicianship, and distinct quality to each and every performance. His superb technique, fresh ideas and unique sound make him an up and coming saxophonist to keep your eye on.
A native of Coeur d' Alene, Idaho, Ron Kieper began playing the alto saxophone at the age of 12. Throughout his nearly 20 years of playing, he has not only performed extensively throughout the Inland Northwest with a variety of musical groups, but he has also written and arranged 4 pieces for jazz ensemble (two of which won the Eastern Washington University Jazz Arranging Competition in 2001 and 2002). In addition to this, he has also written 20 original songs for his active jazz quartet.
Ron has acted as a jazz clinician, adjudicator for the Idaho Solo & Ensemble Festival, and currently maintains a studio of aspiring young saxophonists as a private instructor where his students are continuously ranked among the top high school saxophonists in the state of Idaho while performing at various venues locally several times each month.