Kelly has been teaching double bass lessons for over six years to students of all ages. Her versatile teaching experience also extends to multiple instruments including contemporary acoustic guitar and ukulele.
New York University with a Bachelor of Music from the Steinhardt School with University Honors
Kelly is an accomplished performer and multi-instrumentalist of over a decade on double bass, bass guitar, acoustic guitar, and ukulele. She has performed multiple times at world-renowned venues such as Carnegie Hall and Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center as well as Adelphi University Performing Arts Center, Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College, Tilles Center at LIU Post, LeFrak Concert Hall at CUNY Queens College, Staller Center at Stony Brook University, and many private events. During her involvement in music performance, she has also been featured on recordings for the Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music at NYU.
Kelly graduated from New York University with a Bachelors Degree in Music from the Steinhardt School with University Honors. She has studied privately with Julliard and NYU professors in both classical and jazz performance including Rion Wentworth and Michael Richmond, respectively.
Specializing in classical, contemporary, and jazz music, her expertise in all of these genres of music gives her a well-rounded approach to teaching her students. As current research and teaching faculty at NYU, Kelly is passionate about individualized and personalized teaching through a deeper connection to the musical goals and interests of her students. She helps students improve their musical skills through building a strong foundational understanding of music, music composition, and efficient practice routines.
She currently performs and plays for private events at venues throughout NYC.