Doctorate of Education, University of La Verne, 1992.
Master of the Arts, Teachers' College, Columbia University, 1974.
Bachelor of Music Education, Indiana University, 1971.
Clifford Keating has played trumpet with the United States Military Academy Band and Brass Quintet, West Point, New York. Performed with the Riverside Symphony, San Bernardino Symphony and Redlands Bowl Symphony. Instrumental music teacher for 33 years with the Jurupa Unified School District, Riverside, CA. retired in June, 2010. Was honored as Elementary Teacher of the Year in May, 2010. Charter member of the International Trumpet Guild. Trumpet teachers include Carl Poole, Walter Blanton, Herbert Mueller, Charles Gorham, John Glassel, John Ware, and James Stamp.