Where’s the jam? In-home lessons, Greater Boston (Wellesley and surrounding areas)
What’s the jam? Piano, Saxophone, Trombone, Clarinet, Trumpet, Flute
Jam schooling: Kelly received a Bachelor of Science in music education from Plymouth State University in New Hampshire and went on to earn a Master of Art in music education/Kodaly Certification from Hartt School, University of Hartford, Connecticut.
Sweetest jam: Kelly says her music career is about teaching students, many of whom have gone on to teach music and/or perform in musical theater or in their own bands. She has directed musicals such as Annie, The Little Mermaid, Anything Goes, Working, Schoolhouse Rock, and Honk.
Jammin’ with you: Having taught K-12 general music, choral, and instrumental ensembles and lessons for 16 years in Massachusetts and New Hampshire, Kelly believes exposure to music and expressing creativity is an essential part of educating the whole child. “I feel honored to be able to share my passion with children on a daily basis,” she says.