Keefe became concertmaster in September, 2011. Her work as a soloist has taken her around the world.
MacPhail also announced the appointment of cellist Andrey Tchekmazov to the strings faculty. Internationally regarded, he is currently on the faculty of the University of St. Thomas.
Keefe annd Tchekmazov will give a recital at MacPhail at 8 p.m., Nov. 17. The program includes Beethoven's Sonata for cello and piano; Grieg's Sonata for violin and piano; and Eight Pieces for Violin and Cello by Reinhold Gliere.