A resident of Astoria, NY, Kelly is a conductor, pianist, vocal coach, choral director and music arranger. Kelly studied at West Chester University in Pennsylvania where she received a Bachelor of Science in Music Education with dual foci in Piano and Voice (1999) and a Master of Arts Degree in Music History (2006). While at WCU, she received the Albert Jones scholarship for excellence in Conducting.
Kelly is the currently the Resident Musical Director and Managing Director of Jersey Productions in Cincinnati, OH where she received a Cincinnati Acclaim Award for Music Direction for their 2006 production of Ragtime. Kelly has also served as Musical Director and Conductor with the Ocean City Theater Company performing with the Ocean City Pops Orchestra. In 2004 Kelly served as Musical Director for NYC based Vital Theatre Company’s production of Idiot’s Delight, which won an Off-Off Broadway Review Award. Kelly served as an accompanist for Rosie’s Broadway Kids as well as a Music Copyist for Rosie’s Gala: “A Tribute to Chita Rivera” and “A Tribute to Queen Latifah.” Credits also include Musical Director for The Wiz at Playhouse on the Green (CT) and as a Music Intern at City Center (NYC) on their 2009 production of The Wiz.
A forever teacher, Kelly is a musical theater teacher and coach and recently spent one year as an adjunct professor at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas training BFA Musical Theater students. She has also served as director, musical director and choreographer for various Jr. High and High School productions. Kelly also teaches piano to musical theater actors as well as lessons to children.
Kelly is currently looking for work as a Musical Director with regional companies as well as a musical theater vocal coach, teacher and accompanist in the New York City area.
- NYC/Tri-State Area
- Music Director/Conductor (Pianist)
- Vocal Director and/or Choral Prep
- Music Assistant
- Music Copyist
- Music Transcriber
- Pit Musician (Keyboards)
- Audition Pianist
- Class/Voice Lesson/Rehearsal Pianist
- Classroom music teacher at an educational institution
- Synth - keyboards