Keith has been representing Amati's/Amahi in the western United States since 2010. He and his wife Velda reside in Luverne, MN. They have three sons and one daughter, all adults, and three dogs. Keith enjoys playing music at his church, and in the eclectic local band, "Not Exactly." He also enjoys sports and vintage stereo equipment. Prior to working for Amati's, he worked in radio for over 21 years, and in music retail for 11.
Amanda Brock, sales representative with Amati’s Fine Instruments, has been with the company for 10 years. Amanda has played the violin since age 10, beginning in the public school system of Orange County, Florida. At age 16, she choose to also pursue playing the viola, and subsequently won the principal viola chair in the Florida All-State Orchestra in 1998. After graduating with honors from Winter Park High School in 1998 and earning the Charles Gottschalk Service Award, Amanda continued her education at the Florida State University, earning a Bachelors in Viola Performance in 2002. Following her undergraduate study, Amanda earned a Masters of Viola Performance from the University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory of Music in 2005. During her studies, she has participated in many music festivals including the Lucca Italy Music Festival, Bowdoin Music Festival, Eastern Music Festival, and two summers at the Aspen Music Festival, in which she was awarded a fellowship with the American Conducting Institute Orchestra. In her spare time, Amanda loves spending time outdoors with husband and daughter.