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Hunter Keller
 
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Hunter Keller
 
 Billings, Montana, USA
 
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Hunter Keller
 
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WEB SITE  (http://www.hunterkeller.com)

Calling Beginners thru A2

Cueing Easy thru Phase IV

Began calling in 2004, Royal Records Recording Artist, Callerlab Member, BMI, ASCAP, SESAC Licensed

Hunter had been around square dancing all of his life, having been dragged from dance to dance by his 
grandparents and parents. After the death of his grandfather – his hero – in 2002, Hunter decided that 
he wanted to do something that would always remind him of his grandfather, and decided to start taking 
square dance lessons in 2004. A mere six months later, with encouragement from the caller teaching him 
how to dance, George Moore, he picked up a microphone and began calling. He eventually would become the 
caller for four Billings clubs: the Magic Diamonds, the 59ers, the Hoedowners, and, in 2008, reviving 
the club his grandparents formed, the Checkerboard Squares.

Hunter called his first festival in July of 2007 in California. He has called in 45 states while also 
traveling to Australia, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Germany, Japan, New Zealand, Sweden and Taiwan to call. 
Hunter has been staff on square dance land and cruise vacations to various locations around the world as
well.

In 2006, he became a member of Callerlab and is a member Callerlab Ways and Means Committee and the 
Callerlab Marketing Committee. Hunter is also past Callerlab Liaison for the State of Montana and is 
the past Chairman of the Callerlab Youth Committee.

In October of 2007, Hunter attended the 4Dance Caller’s Academy in Napa, California with Scot Byars 
as the instructor. In June of 2008, he also attended the Yellowstone Callers College in West Yellowstone,
Montana with Tony Oxendine and Jerry Jestin as the instructors. Both of these callers colleges were made
possible by the Bob Mace Memorial Fund. Bob Mace was a caller that Hunter grew up around when his parents
and grandparents danced. Thank you to that fund for bettering callers.

In August of 2008, Hunter was honored with a chance to become a recording artist for Royal Records. 
He recorded his first song, Wild Horses by Garth Brooks (Hunter's biggest musical influence), in October 
of that year and has since gone on to record over 25 square dance records.

In 2010, with the guidance of Larry and Susan Sperry, Hunter began to cue round dancing. Hunter currently
cues through phase 4. 

After the death of his grandmother, Shirley, in January of 2014, Hunter, along with the help of Grand 
Square Inc. (GSI), formed the Frank & Shirley Leenknecht Caller's Scholarship Fund. Hunter believes that 
this fund will not only help preserve the memory of his grandparents, but also help callers, which is 
what Frank & Shirley loved to do. Whether it was putting them up at the house, setting up a dance, or 
cooking for them, his grandparents believed callers deserved the best treatment possible. This fund will 
continue to honor their memory and their wishes.

Hunter’s influences include, first and foremost, his grandparents, Frank & Shirley Leenknecht, his father 
and mother, Dave & Tina Keller, plus many renowned callers and cuers from around the world. 

Hunter currently resides in Billings, Montana. He is a ten-year 4-H alumni, a former 4-H leader, and a 
former Jaycees Member. Hunter credits many life skills that he has learned throughout the past 15 years 
to 4-H and says that, if it were not for that program, he would not be where he is today.

Hunter at Home
Address Hunter Keller
58 Prairie View Drive
Billings, Montana
59102
USA
Phone (mobile) 406-690-2640   
 
Hunter at Work

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Events featuring Hunter Keller:
 
March 20 to 22, 2020  Friday - Sunday
Bakersfield Fiesta   Bakersfield, California
Festival
MS-C2 + Rounds 
Squares: Vic Ceder, Hunter Keller, Michael Kellogg, Jet Roberts, Justin Russell 
Rounds:  Zena and Ernie Beaulieu, John and Fran Downing, Dawn and David Mee 

Squares:  Mainstream, Plus, A1, A2, C1, C2
Rounds:   Phase II, Phase III, Phase IV, Phase V

WEB SITE www.bakersfieldfiesta.com   FLYER  


April 24 to 26, 2020  Friday - Sunday
Ropin' the River Fly-In   Grand Rapids, Michigan
Fly-In
MS-C1 
Squares: Vic Ceder, Hunter Keller 

Squares:  Mainstream, Plus, A1, A2, C1


August 16, 2020  Sunday
14th Annual Hot August Nights  Albuquerque, New Mexico
Festival
Plus 
Squares: Hunter Keller 
Rounds:  Mitchell & Chelsea Thompson 

Squares:  Plus
Rounds:   Easy, Phase I, Phase II, Phase III, Phase IV

WEB SITE larada.wixsite.com   FLYER larada.wixsite.com  


October 13 to 23, 2020  Tuesday - Friday
Crusin' with Pat and Hunter  Mediterranian Cruise
Cruise/Tour
Mainstream through A2 with Rounds through Phase IV 
Squares: Pat and Monica Carnathan, Hunter Keller 
Rounds:  Hunter Keller 

Squares:  Mainstream, Plus, A1, A2
Rounds:   Easy, Phase I, Phase II, Phase III, Phase IV

WEB SITE www.hunterkeller.com   FLYER nebula.wsimg.com  



Recordings by Hunter Keller:
                           
 
(Your Love Has Lifted Me) Higher and Higher  (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Chic 1006
 
Back To The Country  (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Royal 1610
 
Black Sheep  (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Royal 1603
 
Cadillac Ranch  (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Royal 606
 
Cleopatra  (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Chic 1009
 
County Fair  (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Riverboat 266
 
Daniel  (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Royal 1606
 
Davy Crockett  (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Royal 1611
 
Everyday Will Be Sunday By And By  (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Royal 1605
 
Fire It Up  (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Royal 1608
 
Good Time Charlie's Got The Blues  (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Royal 1613
 
Grandpa  (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call -- with co-artist Jerry Story, Royal 188
 
Gypsies In The Palace  (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call -- with co-artists Corben Geis, Justin Russell, Silver Sounds 310
 
Holes In The Floor Of Heaven  (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Royal 1604
 
Honky Tonk Christmas  (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Square Tunes 1075
 
If My Friends Could See Me Now  (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Royal 1609
 
Kansas City Lights  (comments) (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Shakedown 344
 
King Creole  (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Riverboat 312
 
Lily Of The Valley  (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call -- with co-artist Jerry Story, Royal 604
 
Meet Me In Montana  (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Royal 1602
 
Midnight Special  (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call -- with co-artists Jerry Story, Patty Greene, Dick Rueter, Royal 603
 
Midnight Train  (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Throw Back Tunes 107
 
On My Way  (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Shakedown 348
 
One In A Row  (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Riverboat 294
 
Rockin' Pneumonia  (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Royal 1612
 
Stand By Me  (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Miracle 172
 
Stranger In My House  (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Shakedown 328
 
Together Again  (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Square Tunes 1077
 
Wild Horses  (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Royal 1601
 
You'll Be In My Heart  (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Shakedown 342
 
You're So Vain  (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Chic 1024
 
You've Got A Friend  (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Royal 1607
 
Young Man's Game  (sample clip) (cue sheet) (lyrics)  Singing Call, Royal 605

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