After switching to classical guitar in 2005, Adam Keeler became a finalist in the James Stroud classical guitar for two consecutive years in 2009 and 2010. He was awarded the Outstanding Guitarist of the Year for two years in the University of Akron's Bachelor of Music program. Adam has been the Guitar Club president at the University of Akron for most of his college career and a former board member with the Cleveland Classical Guitar Society. He holds a master's degree in classical guitar performance from the University of Akron.

Adam has composed and performed “The Christmas song in a Cello Suite” with vocalist Helen Welch along with premiering "Sonata for 2 Guitars" by Kevin Krumenauer. He is the currently the adjunct professor at Kenyon. His free time is spent with his lovely wife Julie, and his sons Samuel and Benjamin.