Keith Pate

Keith Pate

Keith Pate came to be Minister of Music at Eastern Hills Baptist Church in Montgomery, Alabama in January of 2003. Formerly, he was Minister of Music of Anastasia Baptist Church, St. Augustine, Florida for 12 years.

Keith holds a Bachelor of Music from Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama (1984) and a Master of Church Music from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (1989).

Keith has a great love for working with children. He has directed younger and older children’s choirs for over thirty years. He has been a curriculum writer for Lifeway Christian Resources and Growing in Grace as well as a workshop leader throughout the southeast. He has led conferences at Ridgecrest & Glorieta Music Weeks and state training events in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Tennessee, Texas, North Carolina, South Carolina and Oklahoma.

Watch Out—Beach Ball Drumming Headed Your Way in Children’s Choirs

Kidz Zone - Building C - Second Floor

Grab your sunglasses, beach ball and a 5-gallon bucket and let the fun begin! This class explores the use of drumming in a creative way for performance settings as well as teaching solid musical concepts such as steady beat and rhythm reading.

Children's Choir Leadership
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Do You See What I See?—Fun & Easy Accompaniments for Hymns and Simple Songs in Children’s Choirs

Kidz Zone - Building C - Second Floor

Explore together easy accompaniments for hymns and simple songs that are perfect for use in worship; using handchimes, boomwhackers, bells, and more.

Children's Choir Leadership
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Focus in—Are You Ready for Rehearsal?—Keeping Things Fun and Purposeful for Children’s Choirs

Kidz Zone - Building C - Second Floor

Name games, body energizers, moving and listening activities as well as tips on teaching a song to help keep your rehearsal moving and the children engaged.

Children's Choir Leadership
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