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Keith Alcius is a performing artist who plays tuba and sousaphone in many settings including solo, orchestra performances and New Orleans style brass bands around the United States. His career has included performing with Akron Symphony Orchestra, Hot Tamale Brass Band and Binghamton Philharmonic Orchestra. He was a finalist in the Leonard Falcone International Tuba and Euphonium Festival. He has been an associate member of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago and a part of the Miami Music Festival. He holds a Bachelor of Music in Tuba Performance from Baldwin Wallace University and a Master of Music in Tuba Performance from New England Conservatory. Currently, he is an active freelance musician based in the Southern Tier. 

Pej Reitz is a native of the Binghamton area. She received her Bachelor and Master of Music degrees in piano performance with accompanying emphasis. Reitz attended Boston University, New England Conservatory and Binghamton University. She has studied piano with Jean Casadesus, Victor Rosenbaum, Seymour Fink and Walter Ponce, and accompanying with Allen Rogers. 

She has accompanied throughout the United States, England, South America, Spain and at the American Institute of Musical Studies in Graz, Austria. Reitz was a winner of the Artistic Ambassadors Program by the United States Information Agency in partnership with the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

Reitz was an official accompanist for the MTNA State and Eastern Division Competition held at Ithaca College, and a guest chamber music artist in Morges, Switzerland. She was also selected to attend the accompanying workshop for singers and pianists held at Northwestern University with Chicago lyric opera faculty and coaches, and was recently invited to the International Clarinet Conference to play a recital in Tokyo, Japan. 

She is currently on the faculty at Binghamton University, the Ithaca College School of Music and SUNY Broome, and also serves on the New York District MTNA's executive board. 

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