You can contact Mark at 609-781-9787
Mark McKeever, a conductor, flutist and vocalist, has been the Director of Music at Sacred Heart in Riverton, NJ, since January 2003. There he directs the Sacred Heart Choir, Requiem Choir, Bell Choir and plays flute with the Guitar Group. Under his direction, the Parish choir has doubled in size and regularly leads dynamic liturgical services. Mark places great emphasis on excellent hymn singing, strong musical leadership of the congregation, energetic song and solid choral sound. In addition to providing musical leadership at most liturgical services at the church, he has designed and conducted concerts of excellence with the choir and bell choir, coordinated parish missions, the Tri-Boro Choir Festival, the Lenten Soup Supper, was organist in 2005 for World Day of Prayer and has hosted symphonic orchestra concerts for the Independence Sinfonia and the South Jersey Youth Orchestra and Friends. As a dedicated and innovative liturgical musician, he considers himself blessed with the opportunity in life to be director of music at a vibrant parish church, a career he has always been passionate about.
Mark has appeared as flute soloist with the Cinnaminson Community Chorus, the First State Ringers of Newark, DE, and as a vocalist with the Shrewsbury String Quartet. He serves the Barrington Band, under the direction of Penny Teter, as an assistant conductor, board vice president and a flutist. As a result of this association, he has played with the Hobos of Pitman, the Haddonfield Pick-Up Band and the Woodwinds of Praise.
Mark recently became Associate Conductor of the South Jersey Pops. “I’m truly thrilled to be a part of the leadership team as this group moves toward the future,” he said. In his new role with the Pops, he is leading the South Jersey Pops Oktoberfest Band and the Pops Flute Ensemble. Both groups are new projects for the Pops.
Mark lives in Cinnaminson with his lovely and musically talented wife Jaclyn, Groovy the cat and Spirit the dog. Groovy and Spirit, though encouraged and expected to be musicians, do not play any instruments well.