Keith Alan Lockhart, born on the 7th of November 1959, is an American conductor and music director who became famous for working with the Boston Pops Orchestra, BBC Concert Orchestra, the Utah Symphony and various other local and international groups.
So how much is Lockhart’s net worth? As of mid-2017, based on authoritative sources it is reported to be $3 million acquired from his years working as a conductor and music director and collaborating with various orchestras, groups, and artists, which began in the 1980s.
Keith Lockhart Net Worth $3 Million
Born in Poughkeepsie, New York State, Lockhart is the son of Newton Frederick and Marilyn Jean and the oldest of three children. He spent most of his time growing up near Wappingers Falls and studied in New York’s Duchess Country area. He also learned to play the piano at the age of seven that led him to pursue it professionally later on in life. Lockhart studied at Furman University, graduating with a degree in German and piano performance. He also obtained his master’s degree in orchestral conducting at Carnegie Mellon University.
Lockhart’s career started as an associated conductor for Cincinnati Symphony and Cincinnati Pops orchestra. He also worked as the music director of the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra, and later on in 1995, he was appointed as conductor of the Boston Pops Orchestra, and in 1998, the musical director for Utah Symphony, a position he held until 2009.
In 2010, Lockhart also worked with the BBC Concert Orchestra, serving as their principal conductor, and lent his talent as Artistic Director for the Brevard Music Center, a summer program that he had attended himself during his younger years. All his positions helped establish his career, and also his net worth.
Aside from his lead conducting roles, Lockhart has also conducted as a guest for other groups throughout his career. He has led the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, the NHK Symphony in Tokyo, and the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin to name a few. In the United States, he has also worked with various groups, and has conducted with the New York Philharmonic, Chicago Symphony, Philadelphia Orchestra, Seattle Symphony, Vancouver Symphony, Indianapolis Symphony, St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, and Montreal Symphony to name a few. His various collaborations with other groups in the Unites States and abroad also helped raise his wealth.
Lockhart has also produced albums with the Boston Pops; some of them include “A Boston Pops Christmas-Live from Symphony Hall”, “Sleigh Ride”, and “The Red Sox Album” among others. His works with RCA Victor on the album “The Celtic Album” also led him to a Grammy nomination.
Along with his successful career in music, Lockhart also makes television appearances with the Boston Pops, and has led plenty of Holiday Pops telecast in the past. His various projects also helped raise his net worth.
Today, Lockhart is still active in the music industry and is still the conductor for the Boston Pops.
In terms of his personal life, Lockhart has married three times, first in 1981 to Ann Louise Heatherington who he met in college, but they divorced in 1983. In 1996 he wed Lucinda Lin -.the two have a child together but the marriage ended in 2004. Today, Lockhart has been married to his third wife, Emiley Zalesky, an attorney, since 2007, and with whom he has a son named Edward.
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