Kelly is an indie singer-songwriter and voice teacher in Nashville, TN. She earned her masters in Commercial Music from Belmont University in May of 2015, and was awarded the Outstanding Graduate Student Award by the faculty. While at Belmont, Kelly performed actively at school and around Nashville, and taught voice lessons and the non-major voice class as a graduate teaching assistant at Belmont. She also earned the honors of being a finalist in the Vanderbilt Star Songwriting Competition and a quarterfinalist in the American Traditions Vocal Competition, and composed music for the musical The Travels, produced off-Broadway as part of the New York Musical Theatre Festival in 2014. Her research centered on singer-songwriters and the intimate connection their singing voices have with their songwriting voices, and her findings have given her with new tools for evaluating vocal qualities and allowing these two types of voices to inspire each other.
I teach voice, piano, guitar, and ukulele lessons to children aged 5-17.
I have taught voice, guitar, and piano lessons to students from 5 years old to advanced college aged students, as well as music classes for toddlers.
I taught the non-major voice class and individual lessons as a graduate teaching assistant at Belmont University. I devised curriculum and lesson plans as well as organized a recital for my private students.
An American honor society for undergraduate students, graduate students, and professors of music. There are currently 205 active chapters and approximately 64,500 individual members.
Founded in 1944, National Association of Teachers of Singing, Inc. (NATS) is the largest professional association of teachers of singing in the world with more than 7,000 members worldwide.
The Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI) is the world’s largest not-for-profit songwriters trade association. Established in 1967, the membership of more than 5,000 active and pro members spans the United States and six other countries. NSAI is dedicated to protecting the rights of and serving aspiring and professional songwriters in all genres of music.